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September 3rd, 2019

  •   6:00pm - 7:15pm: Wind Symphony Meet & Greet
    The Music Department invites you to participate in Wind Symphony – open to ALL students regardless of your major!
  •   7:30pm - 9:00pm: Orchestra Meet & Greet
    The Music Department invites you to participate in our orchestral program – open to ALL students regardless of your major!

September 4th, 2019

  •   4:30pm - 5:30pm: World Music Meet & Greet
    The Music Department invites you to participate in our World Music program – open to ALL students regardless of your major!

October 18th, 2019

  • 7:30pm: Palatine Trio
    The Palatine Trio (Susan DeWitt Smith, Nancy Ives, Inés Voglar-Belgique) will be performing on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel.


  • October 18
    Sweeney Todd , a collaboration between the music and theatre departments, opens on November 2. Director Rebecca Lingafelter has transformed the traditional setting of Fleet Street into a post-apocalyptic, subterranean world where the audience and student orchestra will sit among the actors. The musical will feature Liam Beveridge BA ’20 as Sweeney in his first-ever singing role.
  • Eleonora Beck
    May 2
    Eleonora Beck, James W. Rogers Professor of Music, recently published her third book, Boccaccio and the Invention of Musical Narrative, with European Press Academic Publishing.
  • October 18
    Sweeney Todd , a collaboration between the music and theatre departments, opens Nov. 2. 
  • June 11
    Dan Caplen BA ’12 and Ian Hooper BA ’08 create chart-topping hits abroad.
  • Katherine FitzGibbon
    February 23
    Recently, The Oregonian spotlighted Lewis & Clark Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, Katherine FitzGibbon and her work on social justice through choral music.
  • August 22

    “Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.”

    Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 65 predoctoral fellowships ($24,000 per year for up to three years), as well as dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships.

  • July 31
    Funds two years of study at University of Cambridge for first-generation college student.
  • Abigail Press B.A. ’12
    October 30
    Abigail Press B.A. ’12, an electronic musician, reflects on months spent recording and performing throughout Europe.
  • August 5
    Meet four of our exceptional professors.
  • June 12
    Lewis & Clark Cappella Nova and Community Chorale choirs will be featured on All Classical Portland (89.9 FM) on Sunday, June 15, at 1 p.m. The episode of Played in Oregon can be heard online at
  • June 12
    Lewis & Clark Cappella Nova and Community Chorale will be featured on AllClassical radio 89.9 FM on the episode of “Played in Oregon” airing on Sunday, June 15th, at 1 p.m. You may also listen from afar at
  • March 27

    Lewis & Clark professors discuss the women who inspired their careers.

  • Photo by Jesse Kirk.
    March 14
    Angela Webber B.A. ’10, along with her sister Aubrey, made Portland history by raising more than $80,000 on Kickstarter for their geek-pop band, The Doubleclicks. The Career Development Center recently caught up with Angela to learn more about her music, her advice to young alumni, and what made The Doubleclicks Kickstarter campaign such a success.
  • March 13
    Lance Inouye, Music Director and Conductor of the Lewis & Clark Orchestra, also teaches conducting and music theory.  
  • Catherine Sergeant B.A. ’70, M.A.T. ’75. Photo courtesy of the Madras Pioneer.
    March 10
    Catherine Sergeant B.A. ’70, M.A.T. ’75 has been named Librarian of the Year by the Oregon Association of School Libraries. Sergeant is head librarian of the Jefferson County School District, which consists of six school libraries.
  • March 5

    Kristina Dill ’15 began exploring her passion for science and music at a young age. She picked up her first violin at age three and took her first chemistry class at Lewis & Clark when she was just 15.

  • Marianna Ritchey B.A. ’99 and Katy Davidson B.A. ’99.
    February 19
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities Marianna Ritchey BA ’99 recently collaborated with Katy Davidson BA ’99 to write a theme song for Rookie magazine that captures the publication’s mission of empowering teenage girls. The result is “Go Forth, Feminist Warriors,” a triumphant anthem that includes the talents of more than a dozen musicians.
  • Former choral director L. Stanley Glarum.
    July 22
    With help from students, staff, and faculty, Lewis & Clark has launched a new digital initiative to honor a key part of the school’s legacy.
  • Photo by Eddie Barksdale '13
    March 20
    Cappella Nova, one of three choral groups on campus, will be traveling to Egypt this May for its first international tour in more than 30 years.
  • Renegade Stringband
    March 4
    Renegade Stringband, a band that counts four recent graduates among the ranks, is opening for the Paperboys at the Aladdin. Catch Gavin Duffy ‘07, Jessica Jarris ‘10, Austin Moore ‘10, and Joe Seamons ‘07 on March 16th at 8 p.m.
  • March 4
    Portland has a rich contemporary music scene, and professor Michael Johanson strives to connect his students to it as often as possible. This spring, he has invited students and community members to attend several performances of his compositions throughout the city.
  • February 12
    The Asian Cultural Council’s Residency program in Asia assists individual American artists, scholars, and professionals undertaking research, teaching, and creative residencies at cultural and educational institutions in East and Southeast Asia. Projects supported in the ACC Residency Program demonstrate close collaboration in design and execution between the visiting American specialist and the host organization and produce tangible results such as publication, course development, or the creation of new artistic work. The program helps to foster the growth of Asian cultural studies in the U.S. and of American cultural studies in Asia, as well as to stimulate long-term relationships in the arts and humanities between American individuals and institutions and their colleagues in Asia.
  • January 22
    Katherine FitzGibbon, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, and founder and artistic director for Portland’s Resonance Ensemble, recently received funding for a performance to take place at Lewis & Clark.
  • December 12
    Harsha Abeyaratne B.A. ’89 studied in at Lewis & Clark, but taking the stage this week as a solo pianist represents one more step on his uncommon journey toward a career in music and education. 
  • November 28
    Lewis & Clark has renewed its connection with the prestigious Portland Chamber Orchestra, bringing world-class music to campus once again.
  • Eddie Barksdale ’13
    November 20
    Eddie Barksdale ’13 recently won a musical theatre competition hosted by the Oregon State Cascade Chapter of National Association of Teachers of Singing.
  • Cara Tomlinson, associate professor of art, works with students
    September 19
    Experience collaboration, critical thinking, and creative expression at their best.
  • July 26
    Music students at Lewis & Clark are singers and pianists, harpists and drummers, theorists and performers, Wagner buffs, jazz musicians, and world music devotees.
  • July 26

    In addition to the stellar faculty of the music department at Lewis & Clark, guest conductors offer students international perspectives and a taste of exciting new areas of research and performance.

  • July 26
    A perennial favorite among Lewis & Clark students, Jeff Leonard’s electronic music class brings together majors and non-majors who compose, arrange, and rearrange music in this innovative genre. 
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