The Glee Club singing Ob La Di
Glee Club Celebrates the Class of 2021

The Glee Club senior class of 2021 chose this "philosophical" take on this very difficult year.

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The Glee CLub singing The Chain
Glee Club Spring Video

Unable to present a Pops Concert this spring, the Oxy Glee Club has recorded an a cappella arrangement of a classic rock standard: "The Chain", by Fleetwood Mac,  featuring our own amazing David Rothman '22 on vocal percussion.  Enjoy!

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Anjimile, Chris Cohen, Starchild & the New Romantic, and Jessy Lanza
MUSC 252 Introduction to Songwriting Spring 2021 Guests

Students enrolled in MUSC 252 Introduction to Songwriting with Prof. Ramona Gonzalez have the unique opportunity to engage and explore songwriting practices with music industry professionals.

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37 members of the Glee Club singing remotely
Glee Club honors those lost in 2020

The Glee Club proudly presents their remotely recorded performance of "Song for Athene" by John Tavener, dedicated to many of the people we lost in 2020.

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A screen shot of 37 Glee Club members singing
Glee Club Holiday Video

Watch the Occidental Glee Club sing Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" remotely.

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Inez Leon participating in the Esperanza Spalding Master Class
Majoring in Music Features Oxy’s Approach to Studying Music

Occidental’s Music Department was recently highlighted in Majoring In Music’s article about studying music at a liberal arts school.  As the only featured liberal arts college department of music, Oxy’s small class size, well-rounded education, and rigorous academics were cited as key factors in choosing a liberal

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A jazz trio of piano, bass, and drums performing in the Booth Hall courtyard
Virtual Jazz Trio

Watch Oxy music instructors perform on campus.

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A screen shot showing 36 Glee Club Members singing individually from their homes
Glee Club at Home

The Occidental Glee Club performs Billie Eilish's "when the party's over" from quarantine.

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Director of Insturmental Activities, Chris Kim
Meet Chris Kim

The newest member of Oxy’s music department faculty, Director of Instrumental Activities Chris Kim brings a love of teaching and a wealth of experience in innovative programming, community engagement, and international collaborations.

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Assistant professor Adam Schoenberg seated at his piano in Booth Hall at Occidental College in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019. Miles Koupal/The Occidental
Faculty Feature: Sitting Down With Schoenberg

Read the full feature on Assistant Professor Adam Schoenberg on The Occidental's website. His percussion concerto "Losing Earth" will debut on October 17 with the San Francisco Symphony.

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