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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.

    B.M. Composition
  • 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.

    B.M. Music Education
  • 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.

    B.M. Music Therapy
  • 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.­

    B.M. Performance
  • 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.

    B.A. in Music
  • Music Minors

    The School of Music offers two 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.

    Music Minors

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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    9th Global Arts and Music Festival

    March 7, 2019

    Celebrating Global Arts, Education and Diversity at Ohio University, APRIL 1-5, 2019. A week overflowing with dance, film, music, theatre, visual arts, and world languages!  

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    In The News: Ohio Valley Center for Collaborative Arts

    January 31, 2019

    The Ohio Valley Center for Collaborative Arts [CoArts], devoted to community development through arts engagement and collaboration, was recently featured in the Daily Sentinel (Pomeroy, OH)

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    Ohio University named Music Teachers National Association’s chapter of the year

    January 29, 2019

    For the second time in four years, Ohio University’s Collegiate Chapter of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) has been selected as the 2019 MTNA Collegiate Chapter of the Year

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    2018 Honor Bands Festival, December 2018

    January 10, 2019

    An inspiring three days of music making with the acclaimed conducting, woodwind, brass, and percussion faculty of the School of Music.

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