Fall Choir Concerts set for Oct. 21-22 at area churches

October 14, 2010 | Choir
David Hood ’11 (Cincinnati, Ohio) believes the strength and ability of Marietta College’s music program will be on full display during the annual Fall Choral Concerts, which are scheduled for Oct. 21-22. “This is the first time (to my knowledge) anything at a concert has ever been student directed,” Hood said. “I think it says a lot about the...
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10 'ideas' recognized during the first round of Marietta College's PioBiz competition

December 4, 2017 | PioBiz
The entrepreneurial mindset that flows throughout the Marietta College student body was on full display on Friday, December 1st when students presented 21 different for- and non-profit business projects during the first round of this year’s PioBiz competition. Competing students presented their business ideas to three judges and more than 50...
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College to present 7th annual Christmas with the Concert Choir

December 2, 2015 | Christmas
Marietta College’s seventh annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra is going to have a couple new twists on Dec. 13. Concertgoers will be treated to the same, high-quality Christmas music of past performances as it begins at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. But this year the new Marietta Children’s...
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Shimabukuro’s Esbenshade Performance sold out for Nov. 11

October 24, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Jake Shimabukuro, who is one of the most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument, is performing at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Peoples Bank Theatre as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. Like many of the Esbenshade Series performers, Shimabukuro’s concert is sold out. Peoples Bank Theatre...
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College excited to host OPCICA Honor Band Weekend Jan. 28-29

January 19, 2017 | Band
For the first time in the 30-year history of the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA), Marietta College will host the Honor Band Weekend on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29. The concert begins at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the...
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Professor's collaborative research effort garners award finalist selection

April 20, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Dr. Marybeth Peebles, associate professor of education, has had the educational program she co-authored, Nuts and Bolts of Nonfiction: A Tool Kit for Building Better Readers and Writers, selected as a finalist for the honorary Golden Lamp Award. The Association of Educational Publishers, who selects the winner, said the...
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College to offer overflow viewing area for Friday’s McCullough book discussion

May 28, 2019 | Book Release
Though David McCullough’s presentation of his latest book, The Pioneers, at Peoples Bank Theatre is sold out, there is still an opportunity to watch the Pulitzer Prize winning author’s discussion Friday evening. Marietta College will offer an overflow viewing area in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, which is located on campus in the McDonough...
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College presenting Merry Tuba Christmas for 13th consecutive year

November 27, 2017 | TubaChristmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will host its 13th annual Merry Tuba Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 2nd in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event begins with registration at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1:00-1:30 p.m. The ensemble will rehearse in the Band Hall and will...
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College to present annual Fall Band Concert on Nov. 17

November 12, 2015 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Music Department will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, on Fenton Court.
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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MC's Theatre Events Coordinator has 'amazing' summer at PICT

August 24, 2005 | news2005
Melissa Grande's fall semester is beginning a little later than everyone else at Marietta College. But when she returns part-time on Aug. 29 the Theatre Events Coordinator is bringing a slew of new ideas to the College's Theatre Department. "It has been an amazing summer," said Grande, who also teaches classes at MC. "I haven't learned so...
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Spring Band Concert's ‘Grateful Heart Farewell Tour’ to be finale for Kimball

April 22, 2019 | Band
Marshall C. Kimball will do his best to keep his emotions in check when Marietta College hosts its annual Spring Band Concert at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 27th. Kimball will officially be ending his 47-year career as a band director — the last 13 at Marietta College — as he directs his final performance. The concert, which is free and open...
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College’s Jazz Combo, Floodstage performing in Jazz Concert Nov. 7

October 27, 2017
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting a Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. “The Jazz Concert is one of our lightest concerts on our concert schedule,” said Marshall C. Kimball, Music Department Chairman. “It’s one where people can truly relax and tap their...
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Celebrating academic achievement

April 15, 2015 | All Scholars Day
With all classes canceled at Marietta College on Wednesday, Joe Andler ’15 spent his morning making homemade ice cream outside in the Kremer Amphitheatre. But his preparation techniques were a little unconventional.
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Art, music on tap for opening reception of College exhibitions

September 5, 2018 | Art Exhibition
For two hours on Friday, September 14th, Marietta College’s Hermann Fine Arts Center will be the hippest place in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The College’s Art Department is excited to present an evening full of art and music with two exhibitions and a live performance by Back Porch Alibi on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center on Butler...
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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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Jazz Combo to present Spring Jazz Concert on April 18th

April 12, 2019 | Jazz Combo
The Marietta College Department of Music is pleased to announce the Jazz Combo Spring Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18th, at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Under the direction of Jordan Reed, Instructor of Saxophone and Jazz at Marietta College, the music presented will be from 1959-69.  Collaboration also includes the...
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 26th

October 23, 2017 | Fall 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., Thursday, October 26th. The concert, “Musical Joy,” will feature all Marietta College choirs, including Concert Choir, Women’s Choir and Floodstage — a contemporary a cappella. Dr. Jay Dougherty will...
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Music Department excited to present Fall Jazz Concert on Nov. 18

November 12, 2014 | Music
Marietta College’s Music Department is ready to perform the annual Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18.
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Marietta College’s Wahl chosen for China-U.S. academy

June 5, 2018 | McDonough
Marietta College’s Rylie Wahl ’19 (Grove City, Ohio) has recently been selected as a Fellow for the 2018 Zhi-Xing China: China-U.S. University Student Leaders Academy, which will take place in China between July 29-Aug. 18. “Being a part of this program is an unbelievable opportunity,” said Wahl, who is majoring in Asian Studies. “Not only...
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College’s Instructor of Clarinet to perform recital April 13

April 10, 2019 | Recital
Christopher Bowmaster, Instructor of Clarinet at Marietta College, will present a clarinet recital at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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College hosts musicians from the Stone Forest

October 7, 2017 | Manhu
Being able to watch a performance by a visiting band of Chinese folk musicians just before lunch is exactly the type of experiences that Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) has come to expect at Marietta College.  
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Openings remain for Annual Summer Reading Camp

April 14, 2014 | 2014
There are still openings for the annual Marietta College-Marietta Morning Rotary Summer Reading Camp, which takes place June 9-27. Students meet on the College campus from 9 a.m. to noon each weekday during the three weeks. Participants will work in small groups with trained reading clinic instructors.
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Campus choirs to perform Duruflé Requiem on Friday, April 27th

April 23, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is combining all campus choirs, including the Oratorio Chorus, to perform Duruflé Requiem at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 27th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, is at the First Baptist Church, corner of Fourth of Putnam streets.
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Exciting, busy December planned for Music Department

November 22, 2016 | Choir
Every December, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is busy offering the campus and community multiple opportunities to get into the holiday spirit. This year is no different. On Sunday, December 4th, Marietta College’s Oratorio Chorus will present the 90th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. The concert...
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