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School of Music

Challenging students to transform communities through music

School of Music

Making Music Together

The School of Music is a welcoming community of musicians, composers, educators, therapists, and researchers where you’ll meet collaborators and mentors committed to your lifelong success. Faculty and students embrace the transformative power of music to amplify beauty and positive change, in a one-of-a-kind environment that embraces experience and creative risk.

 

Visiting Artists & Scholars

From professional actors to international musicians to award-winning filmmakers, our visiting artists and scholars offer collaborative, hands-on experiences for our students.
 

Recent Visiting Artists & Scholars

 

Everything Fell Into Place

"Everything fell into place with the School of Music. It truly felt like home. Opportunities seemed to abound, and they have during my time here. Coming to Ohio University was the best decision I’ve made! The School of Music faculty come from diverse perspectives, but they all have the same goal: to make us the best musicians and professionals that we can be." —Peyson Weekley: B.A. Music; Honors Tutorial College; Treasurer of OU Strings; Class of 2022

OHIO Music student Peyson Weekley conducting
 

Being present in the moment

"Sometimes during rehearsal I'll just look up and smile because of the music we are creating." —Briana Crippen, double major: B.A. Music and B.S. Preprofessional Biological Sciences; Vice President of OU Strings; Class of 2022

Briana Crippen, OHIO Music student, plays the violin
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    New fund created to support and recognize College of Fine Arts’ faculty

    May 18, 2022

    A newly-created College of Fine Arts faculty and staff leadership award program, established by members of the College’s volunteer Leadership Council, recognizes and rewards excellence among its faculty.

    Originally posted at OHIO News
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    Christi Camper Moore awarded 2022 University Professor

    April 13, 2022

    Also recognized are Kamile Geist and Tresa Randal

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    Columbus based music educator, alumni Ryan Van Bibber, named TI:ME's Teacher of the Year

    March 22, 2022

    Ryan Van Bibber (B.M. Music Education '01) teaches music technology at Fort Hayes Career Center in the Columbus City Schools in Columbus, OH.

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    Fulbright Scholar, Johanna Amaya sees global diversity in percussion

    March 2, 2022

    A percussionist and experimental composer from Bogotá, Colombia, Johanna Amaya performs March 2 at 8pm in the Baker Center Multicultural Art Gallery.

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Friday, June 24 Concert: Pianist George Li 7:00 PM Walter Hall
Wednesday, June 29 College of Fine Arts Presents: Concert Under the Elms SOUSA ON THE GREEN 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM College Green