Ouachita Baptist University professor Dr. Craig Hamilton recently was selected as a VIP representative for Conn-Selmer Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments. Conn-Selmer began its VIP program as part of the company’s commitment to supporting music education around the world.
Ouachita Baptist University will welcome Recycled Percussion for a one-night performance Monday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased for $15 each at www.obu.edu/boxoffice.
Caitlin Secrest, a 2014 Ouachita Baptist University graduate and Arkadelphia native, was named a finalist in this year’s National Music Theatre Competition hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Ouachita Baptist University will host pianist Olga Krayterman, 2013 National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist winner, in concert Tuesday, Sept.16. The concert, set for 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall, is free to the public.
Dr. Jane Chu, a 1979 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, was confirmed today by the U.S. Senate as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. Chu was nominated for the post in February by President Obama.
The Ouachita Singers, Ouachita Baptist University’s premier choral ensemble, recently was selected by audition to perform at the Southwestern Division of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). The concert was held at Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock, Ark.
As a residential program for special needs individuals, the Arkadelphia Human Development Center (AHDC) seeks to care for its residents while preparing them for an independent life within the community. With a desire to serve, the Ouachita Baptist University Student chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (SNATS) is using their passion for music to provide these residents with a fun and educational outlet to develop new skills.