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School of Music: Challenging students to transform the world through music

School of Music

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  • B.M. Composition

    The undergraduate degree in music composition is a comprehensive program providing students with the strong, well-rounded education in music required to achieve success as a composer.

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  • B.M. Music Education

    Students who major in music education choose an emphasis in either choral or instrumental music—and receive a balanced program of applied music, theoretical studies, professional education studies, and field work experiences.

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  • B.M. Music Therapy

    One of the oldest music therapy degree programs in the United States, this program offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and follows a long history of quality teaching and preparation for a successful career in the field of music therapy.

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  • B.M. Performance

    Ohio University's performance faculty provides comprehensive study through private instruction, large and small ensemble experiences, chamber music, pedagogy and literature courses, and master classes.­

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  • B.A. in Music

    The Bachelor of Arts in Music (B.A.) is designed for students with excellent musicianship who seek a broader degree program than is typically possible within a B.M. curriculum— allowing more opportunities for study in a second area of interest.

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  • Music Minors

    The School of Music offers three minor degrees. The Minor in Music is offered to students who wish to continue studying music while pursuing a different major. The Minor in Jazz Studies is intended for undergraduates who wish to emphasize the study of jazz in addition to their major area of focus.

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    The Athena Cinema Presents The MET Opera Live in HD, Full 2019-2020 Season

    October 4, 2019

    Athen's own arthouse cinema and the College of Fine Arts are excited to announce the The Met: Live in HD 2019-2020 Season at the Athena Cinema presented by The Ohio University Performing Arts Series with support from George Weckman & Arts for OHIO.

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    Alumna Violet Patton Commits Transformational Gift to Fine Arts & Education

    August 30, 2019
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    Dhivehi-Language Interview with Dr. Garrett Field in the Maldives

    July 22, 2019

    Dr. Garrett Field, musicologist in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and the School of Music, has been engaged in research in the Maldives.

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    Musical Theater B.F.A. in American Theater Magazine

    July 2, 2019

    American Theater Magazine highlights the new Musical Theater Bachelors of Fine Arts Performance degree in the School of Theater.


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