All students who audition and turn in their application materials by the designated deadline are automatically considered for scholarships. Check with the Admissions Office for deadlines in order to ensure priority consideration for scholarships and financial aid. You are free to schedule your audition with the School of Music office (phone (740)593-4244) before your application to the university is received. For more information on undergraduate and transfer student auditions, please click here.

For a detailed look at the Minor in Jazz Studies, please see this link.

Graduate Students:

Click here for a flyer describing the Saxophone Graduate Assistantship open Fall 2014.

In addition to the MM in Saxophone Performance, Ohio University offers a MM in Woodwind Pedagogy. Click here for this curriculum, which includes study on all five instruments.

Please submit all of your application materials - including recommendations, transcripts, and a high quality recording, if you are not scheduling a live audition, as soon as possible in order to receive priority consideration for an assistantship. Saxophone graduate assistantship duties might include the teaching of saxophone methods (currently taught 1 semester per academic year), lessons for non-majors, coaching a saxophone quartet, assisting in the jazz area, teaching music theory, sight-singing, and/or music appreciation; publicity work; large ensemble assistance; classroom assistance; and/or office work. Duties are assigned based on the qualifications and interests of the student, as well as the needs of the School. For more information on graduate assistantships and auditions, please contact Dr. James.


Scholarships and Assistantships

Undergraduate scholarships and graduate assistantships are based on the student's talent as demonstrated in the audition, academic record, and/or potential contribution to the school and field.