Marietta College choir’s annual fundraiser set for Feb. 23

February 13, 2019 | Winter Gala
The Choirs at Marietta College are conducting the annual Winter Gala on Saturday, February 23rd, at The Gathering Place on campus. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are pre-sold only (no tickets at the door). For tickets, visit www.MCchoirs.com. This annual fundraiser and auction feature a catered...
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Freshman History student receives Showalter Special Collections Award

Freshman History major Reece Nichols ’20 (Vincent, Ohio) recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Nichols, who was nominated by Dr. Matt Young, won for his work “Temperance in Marietta: The Riverside Speakeasy.” Nichols completed this work as part of...
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Spring Choral Concert features two world premiere compositions

March 19, 2018 | Spring Choir Concert
Marietta College’s Department of Music will be doing something special on Friday, March 23rd during its annual Spring Choral Concert. The concert — Dreams and Journeys — will feature two world premiere compositions, one of which was written specifically for this concert.
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Music Department to host 12 concerts during 2016-17 academic year

September 16, 2016 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct 12 concerts — as well as a piano festival — during the 2016-17 academic year, including the 90th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah.
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Second-round PioBiz winners develop a concept for eco-friendly product

February 8, 2019 | PioBiz
Marietta College’s Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania) and Audrey Albright ’21 (Moraine, Ohio) recently teamed up to win the “Proof of Concept” round of the PioBiz competition with their project EcoX. As the top-place team, Dowiak, who is majoring in Biochemistry, and Albright, who is majoring in Marketing and Environmental...
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Seven students to exhibit at annual Senior Art Show starting April 21st

April 11, 2017 | Senior Art Show
Marietta College’s Art Department is excited to present a group exhibition of new works created by artists and designers in the Class of 2017. “Made,” the Senior Art & Design Capstone Exhibition, will run from April 21st-May 7th in the Atrium Gallery on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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College’s Annual Senior Capstone Art Exhibition opens April 13

April 3, 2012 | news2012
After nearly four years of class, projects and smaller exhibitions, Marietta College’s graduating art students are ready for their biggest show of their careers. Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the annual Senior Capstone Exhibition, “Not Formed in a Day.” The exhibition begins with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m.,...
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Ailey II’s Esbenshade Series performance sold out

February 15, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Ailey II, the young company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that has been a showcase for talented emerging dancers and choreographers since 1974, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The performance is free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., in...
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Theatre Department opens 2016-17 schedule with Gidion's Knot

August 18, 2016 | Theatre
The Theatre at Marietta College is excited to announce its 2016-17 season in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The department is offering a season of dramatic and comedic plays that examine the ways personal relationships are defined and shaped by death and tragedy.
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Blues & Americana concert scheduled at The Gathering Place on Feb. 1

January 23, 2019 | Concert
Marietta College is hosting An Evening of Blues & Americana Music at 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 1st, at the newly renovated Gathering Place — at the corner of Seventh and Butler streets. Featuring The Dany Franchi Band and The Kara Grainger Band, the event will benefit music education. Admission is $10. Beer, wine and food will be...
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Two budding entrepreneurs share 2017 PioBiz prize

April 4, 2017 | PioBiz
It was a competition between cupcakes and websites on Friday afternoon during the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition.
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Inspired Asia exhibit to open Oct. 12 at Parkersburg Art Center

October 4, 2011 | news2011
Inspired Asia: Art From The Richard Krause Collection at Marietta College, will be unveiled during an opening reception on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Parkersburg Art Center. The reception is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. The show features work from a large donation by Dr. Richard M. Krause ’47 to the College.   Inspired Asia will also feature...
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McCoy Professors recognize the talent in Marietta’s entire faculty

January 31, 2018 | McCoy Professor
Tim Catalano and Kevin Pate were part of the same faculty cohort that arrived at Marietta College in the fall of 2001. Both of them are respected “veteran” faculty members today — Catalano in the English Department and Pate in the Chemistry Department. Recently, they learned how much their efforts and contributions in and out of the...
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Marietta College Music Department announces Faculty Recitals

March 18, 2016 | Faculty
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is pleased to announce two upcoming faculty recitals. On Tuesday, March 22, Dr. Jeff Manchur (piano) will perform “An Ode to J.S. Bach (without actually playing J.S. Bach),” at 7:30 p.m. in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Community invited to College’s Fall Band Concert on Nov. 29

November 16, 2018 | Fall Band Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is presenting its annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 29th, at Peoples Bank Theatre (222 Putnam St.). The concert, which is entitled “Moved by Music,” features performances by the Symphonic Band and the Wind Ensemble, under the baton of Marshall C. Kimball,...
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Marietta students honored at music association conference in Cleveland

February 28, 2017 | Awards
During the recent three-day Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference in Cleveland, two Marietta College students received honors. Michael Reese ’17 (Marietta, Ohio), a music education major, was awarded one of only five Ohio Foundation for Music Education student teaching scholarships at the OMEA Conference. The $...
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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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