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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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    Musician Brent Frederick Joins OHIO's Musical Theater Program, Fall 2020

    March 19, 2020

    We welcome Brent Frederick, a multi-hyphenate musician with a career spanning two decades across all facets of the entertainment industry, who will join the faculty starting fall 2020! 

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    Ohio University 2020 Global Arts Festival

    March 3, 2020
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    Music Therapy Celebrating 60 Years at OHIO | Save the Date

    January 22, 2020

    You're invited to a day-long event including a keynote address from Lisa Gallagher, current research program manager at the Arts and Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. 

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    Athena Cinema brings 100 years of women’s suffrage to the screen

    January 17, 2020

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the amendment’s passing, and to reflect on issues of citizenship more broadly, the Athena Cinema announces the Women Pioneers Series,

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