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Yale historian examines Civil War and civil rights at Nutt Auditorium

OXFORD TOWN – Yale historian David Blight will visit Ole Miss on Nov. 16 to share his insights on Civil War remembrance and discuss his latest book, “American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era” in Nutt Auditorium. Page 8 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has complete information about the free public lecture that begins at 7:30 next Wednesday night. (November 10, 2011, Page 8)

Ole Miss Choral Department welcomes Joan Szymko

OXFORD TOWN  – The University of Mississippi Choral Department presents “The Music Of Joan Szymko” on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Nutt Auditorium on the Ole Miss campus. Also performing at the event will be Sapphire from Olive Branch High School under the direction of Micheal Wegener, the Ole Miss Concert Singers and the Mens’ Glee under the direction of Dr. Donald Trott. Page 12 in Oxford Town 949 has more information. (October 20, 2011)

Can wordy Faulkner exist in time of tweets?

Could William Faulkner and his writing be the anti-tweet? That’s quite likely, but it doesn’t mean that Faulkner’s not moving up in this age of electronic communication. News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a closer look at Mr. Bill and some of his work as Oxford gets set to host this year’s Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference. (July 8, 2011, Page 4A)

Black History Month concludes with celebration

OXFORD TOWN  To celebrate and round out Black History Month, the Department of Music at Ole Miss is hosting its annual concert “A Celebration of Diversity and Culture” tonight (Feb. 24) in Nutt Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Page 11 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town has full details about the free event which will feature tons of music and dance featuring the Ole Miss African Drum and Dance Ensemble (pictured) and the University of Mississippi Steel Drum Orchestra. (February 24, 2011, Page 11)

Levingston, Storr to perform at Nutt Auditorium

OXFORD TOWN – Words and music between a world-class pianist and a renowned artist come together in a lively discussion next Wednesday. The University of Mississippi Museum presents “An Evening with Bruce Levingston and Robert Storr” at 7 p.m. on Jan. 19 at Nutt Auditorium. Turn to page 7 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town to get information on this unique fusion of art coming to Ole Miss next week. (January 13, 2011, Page 7)

UM Woodwind Concert

The University of Mississippi Faculty Woodwind Quintet presents a free fall recital at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Nutt Auditorium. The program will feature two works based on Spanish and Latin American music, one that recalls the music of the Renaissance, titled “Sciarada Spagnuola” (which means “Spanish Scenes”), and the other a set of dances that includes a tango and a Venezuelan waltz. Two works by American composers, including one by Eric Ewazen, titled “Roaring Fork,” will also be performed. (November 5, 2010)

Evening of Opera Scenes

The Department of Music Opera Theatre Ensemble presents an evening of opera scenes centered around the classic opera theme of death and tragedy, except with a few twists. This year’s scene program features concert version, semi-staged works from “L’elisir D’Amore,” “Otello,” “Manon Lescaut,” “Tosca,” “Die Zauberflöte,” “Candide” and many more. The program is sure to delight  seasoned music lovers and amateur listeners alike.

The scenes are supported by collaborative pianist, Amanda Johnston and directed by Julia Aubrey. The scenes are suitable for a general audience. Dates are Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. in Nutt Auditorium. Tickets are available through the UM Box Office on-line or by calling 915-7411. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. For more information, call Julia Aubrey at 915-1280. (October 15, 2010)

Evening of Opera Scenes

The Department of Music Opera Theatre Ensemble presents an evening of opera scenes centered around the classic opera theme of death and tragedy, except with a few twists. This year’s scene program features concert version, semi-staged works from “L’elisir D’Amore,” “Otello,” “Manon Lescaut,” “Tosca,” “Die Zauberflöte,” “Candide” and many more. The program is sure to delight  seasoned music lovers and amateur listeners alike.

The scenes are supported by collaborative pianist, Amanda Johnston and directed by Julia Aubrey. The scenes are suitable for a general audience. Dates are Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. in Nutt Auditorium. Tickets are available through the UM Box Office on-line or by calling 915-7411. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. For more information, call Julia Aubrey at 915-1280. (October 15, 2010)

Choral Music of South Africa

The University of Mississippi Women’s Ensemble Choir, along with graduate student conductor Scott Sexton, will present a lecture concert on the choral music of South Africa at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Nutt Auditorium on the UM campus. Folk songs of praise, protest and freedom that tell the story of this singing nation will be performed in four South African languages. This choral music is full of earthy rhythms, beautiful harmonies, drumming and dancing that will uplift the human soul. (October 15, 2010)

Honor’s Recital

The Oxford Music Teachers’ Association is hosting its 50th Honor’s Recital at 3 p.m. Sunday in Nutt Auditorium in the Music Building at the University of Mississippi. There will be a reception afterwards. Every year, the members of the association choose several students from their studios to participate in this concert. This yea, students will perform on the piano, cello and violin. (May 14, 2010)

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