He was the first musical superstar. In one 12-year period of his life, he performed some of the most technically difficult piano music ever composed more than a thousand times in more than 350 cities. He is thought by many critics to be the greatest pianist of all time.
His name was Franz Liszt and 2011 marks the 200-year anniversary of his birth.
To celebrate Liszt’s legacy and shed light on lesser-known aspects of his prolific career, Dr. Stephen Weber is slated to host a solo faculty recital featuring Liszt’s music and its connections to artwork, literature, poetry, and drama. The recital is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Alumni Chapel on the campus of the University of Science and Arts.
With a generous endowment from the Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma, the Festival of Arts and Ideas is scheduled to launch its new season by looking at The Great Minds at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 11 and 13 in the ballroom at the University of Science and Arts.
As part of a national initiative to raise awareness about depression and other mental health disorders, the University of Science and Arts is scheduled to host a depression screening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 6.
Surreal photography, rugged portraiture and imaginative sculptures – each rendered with techniques ranging from high-tech digital manipulation to pencil on paper and delivered across a variety of media.
This only begins to describe this year’s Seven-State Biennial Art Exhibition that brings together art and artists from across Oklahoma and surrounding states at the home of this unique endeavor: the University of Science and Arts. The Seven-State Biennial Art Exhibition opens with a reception beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct 1 in the Art Gallery at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
Maybe the saying should be changed to: “Those who can, teach!” Music faculty members will demonstrate their own artistry in a special, eclectic concert this Sunday afternoon at the University of Science and Arts.
A USAO Faculty Music Recital is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday in the Alumni Chapel, featuring more than 10 professors and faculty presenting a wide range of performances. The recital is free and open to the public.
CHICKASHA -- Jesús Moroles was awarded the 2008 National Medal of Arts by Pres. George W. Bush for his “enduring achievements as a sculptor of stone.” It is the highest achievement that an artist can receive from the U.S. government.
This year, Moroles serves as the judge for the 7-State Biennial Art Exhibition held by the Art Gallery at the University of Science and Arts.
Finding a job after graduation is every college student’s primary concern. Now, training being offered by career services at the University of Science of Arts – on an exciting piece of software – will give students and alumni more tools than ever to accomplish that goal.
Mixing Latin and classical styles, renowned guitarist David Burgess is scheduled to open the 11th season of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series (DWPAS) at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.