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Large Instrumental Ensemble Auditions

Auditions for large instrumental ensembles for the semester are usually held Sunday - Wednesday of the first week of the semester. For more information, please visit the following links:

Fall Semesters
Spring Semesters

Fall Vocal Ensemble Auditions

Auditions for the Fall Semester will be held Monday - Thursday of the first week of the semester. For more information, please visit the following link:

Fall Vocal Ensemble Audition Information

Student Soloist Competition

The Ohio University School of Music Student Soloist Competition is an opportunity for outstanding students to earn the privilege of performing as soloists with the Ohio University Symphony Orchestra or Wind Symphony.

Please carefully review the rules and regulations before completing the application form found at:

The entry deadline is 11/15/2022. Each division (brass, percussion, strings, woodwinds, keyboard, and voice) will hold individual preliminaries and will submit results to by 12/10/2022. Selected finalists will compete in person on January 22, 2023. For questions, contact Dr. Christopher Fisher:

Guidelines for Finals:

  • By January 1, 2023, finalists must supply a link to a digital copy of the score for judges use or supply three hard copies at the time of the competition.
  • One three-member judging panel will judge all selected performers for the final phase of the competition. The performing order will be determined by a random draw.
  • The panel will hear each performance in its entirety without stopping.
  • Performances running longer than 25 minutes will be stopped at the maximum time unless an exemption has been requested in advance.

Student Soloist Competition Guidelines
Student Soloist Competition Form

Undergraduate Handbook

The School of Music Undergraduate Handbook is an important reference for students and faculty as it contains the policies, curricular requirements, and administrative practices established by the faculty of the School.

View the School of Music Undergraduate Handbook

Graduate Handbook

The graduate handbook is an important document for students and faculty as it contains information regarding curriculum, policies, regulations and procedures in the School of Music.

View the Graduate Handbook

Performance Lab (PL) - MUS 1090

Performance Lab Solo/Chamber Performance Request Procedures

Performance Honors Initiative 
(undergraduate non-performance majors only)


Health and Safety Resources:

Health and Safety Policy in View of COVID-19

Ohio University Hearing, Speech & Language Clinic
Location: Grover Center, W174
Phone: (740)593-1404

Science and Health in Artistic Performance (SHAPe) Program - There is currently a national search underway to fill the faculty position leading the shape clinic. It is expected that process will take approximately two months to complete, and during that time, the office in Putnam will be closed. In the meantime, the options for care are as follows.

Athletic Training is available in Grover Center E193 M-F 2:00-4:30pm

Counseling and Phycological services is available in Hudson Health Center 3rd Floor.
Please call 740-593-1616 or drop-in between 10 and 4pm to speak with a counselor or to schedule an appointment. More information is available at this site: