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Symphony orchestra director wins national award

Oklahoma State University’s director of Orchestral Studies has claimed one of the top awards in his field for the second time. Dr. Thomas Dickey has received his second Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award in Orchestral Programming since coming to OSU.
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Missal to be inducted into Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Dr. Joseph Missal, director of OSU bands and professor of conducting, will march into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in November.

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McKnight Center teams up with Carnegie Hall, Enid Symphony Orchestra to bring music to elementary students

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts is collaborating with Carnegie Hall, the world-renowned musical institution, to engage Stillwater students with orchestral repertoire through hands-on music curriculum.

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Playing to Win: OSU junior plans to use music education to give back to others

Mon, Dec 02, 2019

Focused. Persistent. Grateful. Those describe Oklahoma State University junior music education major Abraham Nuñez.

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Finding the Beat

Fri, Nov 01, 2019

There are branches of science where beakers are nonexistent and algorithms are few. For example, there’s ethnomusicology, where music is studied through the lens of anthropology, filtered through the culture that creates it. And there are professors who step out of the lecture hall, immerse themselves in research and bring in-depth expertise back to the classroom.

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McKnight Center to host open house event for grand opening

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts, a cutting-edge facility that will house world-renowned performances on Oklahoma State University's campus, will open its doors to the community in a grand opening ceremony on Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. The event will be the first chance for the public to see inside the Center. There will be trained docents stationed throughout the 65,000 square-foot space so that visitors can be informed as they explore.

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McKnight Center statue dedication ceremony set for Friday

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

The newest addition to Oklahoma State University’s public art collection, “DNA IV” will be dedicated during a special ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts.

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