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Workshops, camps, and instrument specific events for high school music students.

Making Music Together

Make Music Together:

High School Music Events
On the Athens, OH Campus

Visit campus to meet our music faculty and students for instrument and area specific activities, intensives, workshops, masterclasses, performances and more!

Tour campus, the School of Music and connect with our faculty and students by scheduling a visit.


FALL 2022

Violin Day — October 9
Honor Choir Festival — October 21-22
Woodwind Day — November 19
Horn Day — November 20
Honor Bands & Orchestra Festival — December 1-3


Trombone Day — January 29
High School Choral Invitational — February 10
International Piano Duet & Duo Competition — March 10-11

High School Concerto Competition

OHIO School of Music

Registration and Submissions Opening Soon! This year our competition deadline is February 1, 2023.

The Ohio University School of Music High School Concerto Competition is an opportunity for outstanding high school musicians in their junior or senior year to submit a performance video and compete for generous prizes, receive feedback from a panel of outstanding educators, and earn the privilege of performing as soloist with the Ohio University Symphony Orchestra or Wind Symphony.


Violinist plays against a dark green backdrop

School of Music Auditions

The School of Music considers artistic talent in the review process for it's applicants. Students must audition for consideration to the program. Please note that the audition for admission also serves as the audition for talent-based scholarships. In the event an in-person audition is not possible, a remote or video audition can be arranged by emailing music@ohio.edu.


(registration coming soon)

January 28, 2023
February 11, 2023
February 18, 2023
February 20, 2023


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Woodwind Day

Ohio University Woodwind Day

Friday, November 19
Free to Register

A full day of fun and educational woodwind activities for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and saxophone, with School of Music woodwinds faculty and guest artists Megan Ensor and Sarunas Jankauskas. All high school and college students are welcome!


School of Music Violin Day graphic 2022

Ohio University
Violin Day

Saturday, October 9
Free to Register

High School students are invited to join the Ohio University School of Music for an exciting day of violin workshops and masterclasses, featuring a guest artist, Kurt Sassmannshaus, along with School of Music violin faculty, and a student recital.