O.A.R. Musicians Hail from Ohio State
Rick Blatti, director of the School of Music, met with former Ohio State students who form the popular band O.A.R., along with current music student Jon Lampley (jazz studies ’13), who played back-up trumpet for the band during a recent performance in Columbus. Blatti (second from right) discussed music programs at the school and how best to prepare students for careers in music with (from left) Chris Culos (Political Science ’01), former students Jerry DePizzo and Benj Gershman, and Lampley.
By the way, the band with Buckeye roots is making a splash at the Olympics: