Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and [...]
The Ohio State University Marching Band has a new roster for the 2014 season. And Thursday afternoon, some of those members, along with their interim directors, shared their thoughts about moving forward amid a scandal that cost them their director, who has requested the board of trustees reinstate him.
For the first time since the decision was made in July, Ohio State University President Michael Drake answered questions about the decision to fire the band director. And he said it’s final. The statement was at Wednesday’s Columbus Metropolitan Club meeting. Drake was met by a group of protesters, former band members.
Two-and-a-half weeks after the Ohio State University Marching Band director was fired, tryouts began for future members. Students were all business Tuesday morning as they vie for a spot on the elite squad.
The former director of the Ohio State University Marching Band appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher Tuesday to talk about his work to improve the band’s culture, and why he thinks his firing is unjust.
The attorney for fired Ohio State University Marching Band director said the university did not have to terminate him.
Two weeks after the Ohio State University Marching Band director was fired, some band alumni members announced they’re conducting their own investigation.
The Ohio State University Marching Band has been under intense scrutiny since its director was unexpectedly fired last month. The firing shined a spotlight on the gender disparity in the band. WOSU takes a look at what may be driving the band’s gender gap.
From the beginning, fired Ohio State band director Jon Waters has vowed to clear his name. Waters claims he was in the process of making changes to the OSU band culture before the investigation that cost him his job. Those changes are detailed in a report Waters gave investigators last month.
The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change a culture of hazing and inappropriate rituals among members when he was dismissed.
Alumni members of Ohio State’s Marching band protested the actions of Ohio State University today by marching from Ohio Stadium to the Office of OSU President Michael Drake in Bricker Hall.