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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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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Marietta College hosts pianist Dr. Richard Masters from Virginia Tech on March 25th

March 20, 2018 | Music
Dr. Richard Masters, who has been praised by critics as being “extraordinary” and “astounding,” will perform at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 25th. The guest recital, which is sponsored by the College’s Department of Music, is free and open to the public. Masters is a soloist, opera coach, chamber...
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Seven Marietta students selected for OPCICA Honor Band

January 22, 2019 | Music
Seven Marietta College students have been selected by the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA) to perform in both the Honor Concert Band and Honor Jazz Ensemble on Jan. 26-27. This year’s Honor Band Weekend will be hosted at Capital University Conservatory of Music. The concert begins at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan....
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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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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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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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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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Esbenshade Series: Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling

The Branford Marsalis Quartet will be joined by guest-vocalist Kurt Elling in a singular collaboration of musical forces. What has emerged from the partnership, after an intense week of performance and recording in New Orleans, is a new album, entitled Upward Spiral. This collection blends Songbook staples, jazz standards, and standards-to-be...
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Music Audition Day

9:00am to 4:00pm | Music
Music auditions will be held from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Saturday, December 2nd, in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Any student in any major is eligible for a music scholarship by auditioning. The audition expectations are listed at: http://music.marietta.edu/audition.html. Students may also arrange a special appointment on any day that fits...
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Music Audition Day

9:00am to 4:00pm | Music
Music auditions will be held from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Saturday, December 9th, in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Any student in any major is eligible for a music scholarship by auditioning. The audition expectations are listed at: http://music.marietta.edu/audition.html. Students may also arrange a special appointment on any day that fits...
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Seventh annual High School Honor Solo Recital

2:00pm | Music
Marietta College's Department of Music is hosting the seventh annual High School Honor Solo Recital at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 24th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
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Interest Meetings: Band and Choir

4:00pm to 5:00pm | Humanities
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting interest meetings for band and choir from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Friday, August 31st. Any student who may be interested in becoming involved in one or more of the music ensembles on campus should attend the meeting in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Those interested in a band should report to...
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Applied Student Recital

3:00pm to 4:00pm | Music
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will hold its first Applied Student Recital of the fall semester at 3:00 p.m., Friday, October 19th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public.
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Fall Choral Concert

7:30pm | Music
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 25th, at the First Congregational Church on Front Street in Marietta. The recital is free and open to the public.
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Fall Jazz and A Cappella Concert

7:30pm | Music
The Department of Music is conducting the Fall Jazz and A Cappella Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 8th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public.
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Applied Student Recital

3:00pm | Music
The Department of Music announces the second Applied Student Recital of the Fall semester. This recital will take place at 3:00 p.m., Friday, November 9th, in Hermann 217. The recital is free and open to the public.
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Junior Fine Arts Festival

2:00pm | Music
The Department of Music at Marietta College is hosting the Junior Fine Arts Recital at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 18th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This recital features young pianists from the studios of local piano teachers. The recital is free and open to the public.
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Senior French Horn Recital: Steven Chambers

5:00pm | Music
Senior Music Education major, Steven Chambers, will present his senior recital at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, November 25th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public.
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Fall Band Concert

7:30pm | Music
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting its Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 29th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The recital is free and open to the public.
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Applied Student Recital/New Music Ensemble

3:00pm to 4:00pm | Music
The Department of Music at Marietta College is pleased to announce the third and final Applied Student Recital of the fall semester. This recital will also include the New Music Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Andrew Francis. The recital will take place at 3:00 p.m., Friday, November 30th, in the Band Rehearsal Hall. The recital is free...
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Merry Tuba Christmas

4:00pm | Music
The Department of Music at Marietta College is pleased to announce the 13th annual Merry Tuba Christmas, which is open to all euphonium, baritone and tuba players. This ensemble performs traditional Christmas carols in a non-traditional and enjoyable format. The event is very family friendly. The Merry Tuba Christmas Performance will take...
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Handel's Messiah

7:00pm | Music
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is pleased to announce the 92nd annual performance of Handel's Messiah. The performance will take place at The Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption and will begin at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 2nd. The concert is free and open to the public.
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Christmas with the Choirs

7:30pm | Music
The Department of Music is pleased to announce the Christmas with the Choirs concert is at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 5th, at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. The concert is free and open to the public.
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Marietta Children's Choir Christmas Concert

7:00pm | Music
The Marietta Children's Choir, under the direction of Danielle Taylor, will present their Christmas Concert at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, December 8th at the First Congregational Church. The concert is free and open to the public.
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