String Division Chair: Dr. Dawn Dongeun Wohn
The Ohio University string faculty is dedicated to training highly motivated string players to take their place with technical skill, musicianship, musicality, and confidence in today's highly competitive music profession. Regular master classes, visiting artists, solo competitions and performance laboratory opportunities are an integral part of the curriculum. Enrollment is limited to allow for the personal attention that is most beneficial to committed students.
Guitarists: Applied study on guitar will be offered to students majoring in the BA in Music. Interested guitarists should contact John Horne to set up an entrance audition.
Contact the Associate Director for information regarding the BA in Music.
Dr. Dawn Dongeun Wohn
Assistant Professor, Violin and Viola
String Division Chair
Prof. Stephanie Price
Adjunct Professor, Viola
Dr. Gabriel Prynn
Visiting Assistant Professor, Cello
String Chamber Music Coordinator
Dr. Garry Wasserman
Adjunct Professor, Double Bass
Prof. John Horne
Adjunct Professor, Guitar
Prof. Steven Huang
Director of Orchestral Activities
Jazz guitar auditions should consist of playing two pieces in contrasting styles.
After completing graduate school application forms, submitting transcripts of baccalaureate studies, and providing three (3) letters of recommendation, the master of music applicant will contact the chair of the string division or the School of Music office to determine an audition date at the School of Music in Athens, OH.
Violin, Viola, Cello:
For additional information please contact:
The Klinder Graduate String Quartet Assistantships: The School of Music offers a stipend ($11,070) and complete tuition waiver for four graduate students in the areas of violin (2), viola (1), and cello (1). In addition to performing throughout the region, members of the quartet also assist in teaching string methods and applied students. More information available here; or contact Dr. Dawn Dongeun Wohn, String Area Coordinator.