Seven seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 28, 2020 | Phi Beta Kappa
Seven Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a virtual ceremony on Monday, April 27. The inductees, who will graduate May 3 during a virtual Commencement ceremony, are Cameron Cantley (Vincent, Ohio), Rosey Cao (Shanghai, China), Matthew Chih (...
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Impressive performers lined up for 38th season of Esbenshade Series

August 1, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Talented musicians and dancers will highlight the 38th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features four performances that are free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre starting on Sunday, Sept. 16. Each of the four performers this season is unique from each other and are sure to appeal to a wide-ranging...
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Senior makes finalist list for 25th annual College Photography Contest

January 24, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College senior Seth Wolfson, a native of Bloomfield, N.J., has been chosen as a finalist in the 25th annual College Photography Contest by Photographer’s Forum magazine.
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Music alumni to perform during Homecoming festivities

October 17, 2017 | Homecoming
More than 750 alumni and friends are registered for Marietta College’s 2017 Homecoming, but four are former music students who will perform at different times on Saturday, Oct. 21st.
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Double-bill closes out fall theatre schedule

November 7, 2014 | news2014
Marietta College’s Theatre Department is closing out the fall semester with a double-bill of “The Wayfarer” by Valery Briusov and “The Love Talker” by Deborah Pryor.
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Esbenshade Series returns with Russian National Ballet on Feb. 6

January 23, 2020 | Dance
The Russian National Ballet, which has been bringing timeless ballet classics to the stages of North America since 1999, is featured in Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 6th. The performance will be held at Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., Marietta. Tickets are sold out, but you can call (740) 371-...
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Department of Music inducts students into Mu Psi Kappa honorary

May 10, 2018 | Mu Psi Kappa
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music inducted three student-musicians into Mu Psi Kappa, a national music honorary, on Thursday, April 26. This is just the second class to be inducted into this honorary at Marietta College, as last year was the first year the honorary had a chapter on campus. The student-musicians...
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Merry TubaChristmas returns to campus on Saturday

December 6, 2016 | TubaChristmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will be hosting the 12th annual Marietta College Merry TubaChristmas on Saturday, December 10th. Local tuba, baritone and euphonium players wishing to perform are welcome and may register at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1:00-1:30 p.m....
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Marietta College Opera Workshop to present Amahl and the Night Visitors

April 11, 2019 | Opera
The Marietta College Department of Music is presenting an Opera Workshop — Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti — at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 15, in Hermann 217. 
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Exhibition to feature work of former professor William Gerhold

September 28, 2017 | Gallery 310
The Marietta College Art Department’s newest exhibition will showcase the work of William Gerhold, a nature lover, and former Marietta professor. “Nature, Landscape, and Essence: Selected Artwork by William Gerhold,” will open in Gallery 310 on Friday, October 20th with an opening reception and music by Sadie Johnson ’19 from 4:00-6:00 p.m....
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Concert Choir Wine Tasting/Silent Auction set for Jan. 24

January 14, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College's Concert Choir is hosting its sixth annual Wine Tasting, Dinner, and Silent Auction fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 24, at the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Doors open and auction items will available for viewing at 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:45.  This year’s event features a three-course dinner and six wines provided by...
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Late Romantic Opera pieces to be featured in faculty recital

January 13, 2020 | Faculty News
Marietta College’s Dr. Amy Yekel and Merewyn Weinkauf will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 24th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public. Music performed will include sets by Richard Strauss, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Antonin Dvorák and Richard Wagner. The performance will also feature...
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Art students honored during annual juried exhibition at Marietta College

April 18, 2018 | Student News
During Marietta College’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opening reception, the Art Department announced multiple awards including France Moise ’20 (Naples, Florida) as Best in Show. Moise, who is majoring in both Psychology and Studio Art, won for her oil on canvas, “Nueve Once.”
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Piano prodigy Gavin George to perform in November 20th Esbenshade concert

November 4, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Ohio native Gavin George, a 13-year-old pianist who made his concerto debut at 7 with the Newark-Granville Symphony, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 20th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets must be reserved through the theatre’s website at peoplesbanktheatre....
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David McCullough, author of ‘The Pioneers,’ to speak in Marietta on May 31, June 1

April 8, 2019 | Book Release
Tickets are now available to see and hear Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, who is making two special appearances in Marietta to promote his new book The Pioneers, on May 31 and June 1. McCullough will conduct a book discussion and a Q&A at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 31st, hosted by Marietta College at the Peoples Bank...
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Class teaches students to fight safely for performances

September 13, 2013 | news2013
Last semester, Assistant Professor of Theatre Andy Felt began teaching a class in which students learned how to hurt or kill someone — and then do it safely on stage. The art is called stage combat.
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Christmas with the Choirs returns for 11th year

November 25, 2019 | Christmas
Marietta College’s Department of Music is pleased to host the 11th annual Christmas with the Choirs at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 3rd, at the Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. There will be high-quality Christmas music that is sung by the Marietta College Concert Choir, Women's Choir, the Marietta Children’s Choir, and the Veritas...
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Close to 200 students to participate in College’s annual All Scholars Day on April 20th

April 10, 2018 | All Scholars Day
When April arrives, you can sense a change on the Marietta College campus. It’s almost like you can hear the clock ticking as students try to wrap up projects, write papers and study for tests before the semester comes to an end and Commencement hits in May. A major reason why there is a buzz of activity is the hundreds of students getting...
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 28th

October 18, 2016 | Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 28th. The concert, which is under the direction of new conductor Dr. Jay Dougherty, will feature the Concert Choir and the Women’s Choir performing all types of choral music. The...
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Marietta College’s Music Therapy degree receives AMTA Accreditation

March 22, 2019
Two years after receiving a $1 million gift to start the program, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is pleased to announce the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) has granted the Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy degree program full accreditation.
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College Theatre excited to welcome community members onto stage

September 7, 2017 | Theatre
A sense of community is a defining feature of life on campus at Marietta College and throughout the surrounding town. This year, that communal spirit will be most prominently displayed in the Hermann Fine Arts Center as The Theatre at Marietta College’s 2017-18 season centers around the theme “Of, For & By Our Community.” Following that...
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College’s Jazz Combo conducting annual Fall Concert on Nov. 7

October 31, 2019 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo is having its annual Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 7th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Sharing the stage with the Jazz Combo will be the newly-formed Marietta Faculty Jazz Trio, which includes Dr. Andy Francis, Scott Kitchen, and Combo Director Jordan Reed. The Jazz Combo will be playing four...
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The Romeros in Concert closes out 2017-18 Esbenshade Series season

March 30, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
The Romeros, known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 15th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. With a 55-year plus history, The Romeros have built an enviable discography.
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