Ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Music Therapy facilities

October 13, 2017 | Music Therapy
Ten months after receiving a generous $1 million gift from Don '81 and Leslie Straub Ritter '85, Marietta College is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the renovated space housing Music Therapy facilities and a recording studio at 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 20th. The facilities are located in McKinney Hall are part of the...
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Students showcase late alumnus’ artwork

May 1, 2014 | news2014
As a History major, Kristen Onkka ’14 (Brecksville, Ohio) is familiar with the time and effort it takes to fully research a topic.
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‘The Playboy of the Western World’ opens Jan. 31 at Marietta College

January 21, 2020 | performance
Theatre instructor Melissa Hill Grande believes “The Playboy of the Western World” is the perfect performance for theater novices or regular audience members to find out what happens to a confessed murderer. The Theatre at Marietta College is excited about its performance of J.M. Synge’s play, which opens at 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 31st,...
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Marietta College inducts six into Sigma Tau Delta; one into Sigma Delta Pi

April 17, 2018 | English
Marietta College’s Department of English & Modern Languages recently inducted six students into Sigma Tau Delta and one student into Sigma Delta Pi as part of a larger awards program on April 3 in the Prince Forum. The students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta were Brianna Dietry ’19 (Doylestown, Ohio), Rachel Ewing ’20 (Stockton,...
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College’s Jazz Combo performing first concert on November 8th

October 28, 2016 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo will present its first concert of the year at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 8th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert, which is under the direction of applied saxophone and jazz ensemble instructor Jordan Reed, will feature classic jazz standards written by some of the most recognizable names in the jazz...
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Four Marietta College groups to perform at Music at the Mall on April 5th

March 27, 2019 | Music
Marietta College’s Department of Music will have four different groups performing at Music at the Mall at 6:00 p.m., Friday, April 5th, at Grand Central Mall in Vienna, West Virginia. Admission is free. Performing will be the Marietta College Funk Band, Floodstage, Jazz Band, and the Pio Pep Band. The funk group is comprised of 15 musicians...
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New flute quartet to perform at Marietta College on Oct. 3

September 26, 2017 | Music
PANdemonium4 Flute Quartet, a newly formed group of teachers and performing professionals who represent a diverse group of Ohio universities, will be performing in concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 3rd, in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Compositions to be performed will include...
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Advertising students attend AAF Professional Development Luncheon

December 5, 2013 | 2013
Six Marietta College students, along with instructor Lori Smith, recently attended the American Advertising Federation’s Professional Development Luncheon in Cleveland. The students — Tyler Baltzell ’15 (Dayton, Ohio), Lauren Bush ’15 (Kent, Ohio), Lexi Callaway ’16 (Portage, Mich.), Mary Ervin ’16 (Lewis Center, Ohio), Margaret Price ’16 (...
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Public invited to album release recital for flute virtuoso on Jan. 18

January 2, 2020 | Music
Flute virtuoso Lindsey Goodman, an instructor of flute at Marietta College and PARMA recording artist, is having an album release recital for her third solo album, Etereo, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, January 18th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Among the songs being performed are Bluez by Josh Oxford...
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Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

October 18, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its November 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an...
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Manchur to give piano recital March 26th at Marietta College

March 20, 2019
Dr. Jeff Manchur, a solo and collaborative pianist, will perform a solo piano recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26th, at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital, “Choosing Joy: Music from a Cancer Journey,” is free and open to the public. It will feature music by Beethoven, Brahms, and North American composers Amy Beach...
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Tres Vidas to be performed at Marietta College on October 13th

September 7, 2017 | Modern Languages
Core Ensemble, who has been acclaimed for the development of a new genre of chamber music theatre works, will perform Tres Vidas at Marietta College at 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 13th. It will be performed at the Friederich Theatre in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Tres Vidas is based on the lives of three legendary Latin American Women:...
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Theatre Department announces ‘Caught in the Act’ performance season

August 30, 2013 | news2013
The Theatre at Marietta College will produce and perform three plays during the 2013-14 season, as well as wrap the year with the annual One-Act Festival as part of “Caught in the Act.” The season opens at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, with the first of five showings of Jean Genet’s “The Maids.”
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Marietta College wind bands performing Nov. 20 at Peoples Bank Theatre

November 7, 2019 | Fine Arts
Marietta College’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform their fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 20th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Their concert “Bach, to the Standards” will include quintessential wind band works by the greatest wind band composers of the early to the mid-20th century.  Christopher Schletter, Interim...
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Spring Jazz, A Capella concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 19th

April 10, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo and Floodstage will team up for a spring Jazz and A Capella concert — Can’t Stop that Feeling! — at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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Snarky Horns to do 3-day residency at Marietta College’s Department of Music

March 5, 2019 | Music
The Snarky Horns, a group of four horns from the three-time GRAMMY Award-winning jazz/rock group Snarky Puppy Jazz, will conduct a three-day residency at Marietta College from March 18-20 that will conclude with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on the final day at The Gathering Place.
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College offers music performing opportunities for community members

August 15, 2017 | Music
Marietta College has two performance ensembles — Symphonic Ban and Oratorio Chorus — that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Juried Art Exhibition opens Feb. 22

February 14, 2013 | news2013
It’s the one time of year that students from all classes get an opportunity to display their artwork during the Marietta College Art Department’s Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The exhibition opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, in the Hermann Fine Art gallery. The exhibition will remain open to the public until...
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Revamped History class utilizing iPads to help in learning process

October 31, 2019 | Technology
Technology has made its way into just about every profession, which makes it crucial for colleges to find ways to blend its use in every major. For Marietta College’s newly revamped History 220 course, History Professor Matt Young has placed 49 iPads into the hands of students to learn about Human Geography and Geographic Information Systems...
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Marietta College junior to give Vocal Performance recital on April 4th

March 29, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Ayako Diaz ’19 (Strongsville, Ohio) will present her junior Vocal Performance recital at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 4th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital, which is given in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music in Music Performance degree, is free and open to the public.
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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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Concert Choir, Women’s Choir to perform at First Congregational Church

October 11, 2019 | Choir
Marietta College’s Department of Music will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 18th. The concert will be held at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta. “This year’s choirs are bigger than we’ve had in years,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty, Director of Choral Activities. “It’s so much fun to work...
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