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Recital Scheduling for Spring 2024

View dates and times for scheduling your recitals.

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

Collaborative Pianist Program

Instrumental - Collaborative Piano Request Form
Vocal - Collaborative Piano Request Form

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 November 15, 2023. Each division (brass, percussion, strings, woodwinds, keyboard, and voice) will hold individual preliminaries and will submit results to by December 4, 2023. Selected finalists will compete in person on December 10, 2023. For questions, contact Dr. Christopher Fisher:

Guidelines for Finals:

  • Finalists must supply a link to a digital copy of the score for judges use by December 6, 2023 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 Honors Initiative 
(undergraduate non-performance majors only)


Student Research and Funding Opportunities

Student Research & Creative Activity
Internal Awards

Health and Safety Resources:

Vocal Wellness Program - The Vocal Wellness Program operates in Glidden Hall, and provides baseline voice examinations as well as acute and post-acute examinations free of charge for students in the College of Fine Arts enrolled or participating in voice, choral or acting coursework in the college.

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

Science and Health in Artistic Performance (SHAPe) Program - Located in 304 Putnam Hall. The Clinic for Science and Health in Artistic Performance (SHAPe Clinic), injured performing artists at Ohio University can be evaluated, treated and receive health and wellness advice from licensed athletic trainers who have the specialized equipment and knowledge to care for them.

Counseling and Psychological 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: