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Society of Alumni and Friends

2015 OMEA School of Music Reception



2014 Music Therapy National Conference





Purpose: To promote the general welfare of the School of Music and its alumni and friends.

Affiliation: The Society is officially chartered by, recognized by, and affiliated with the Ohio University Alumni Association

Current Board:
  • Josh Boyer
  • Andrew Cech, Secretary
  • Kathleen Dean, President
  • Mendell Hibbard, Treasurer
  • Linda Remaker
  • Mary Weckman
  • Kay Werth, President-elect

Membership: The Society is open to all alumni and friends of the School of Music. Alumni are those who have successfully completed at least one year of study in the School of Music.

The School of Music Society of Alumni and Friends, chartered in 1984, is led by a 15-member Board of Directors. The Board meets on campus twice a year in an advisory capacity to the Director of the School. Several awards are presented by the Society including Service and Certificate of Appreciation, Achievement in Music, and the Society of Alumni and Friends Endowed Scholarship. The Board's committees work with recruitment, student programs, and public relations. Members of the Board participate annually in the School of Music Honors Assembly and the Ohio Music Educators Conference Alumni Reception.

The School of Music wants to hear from you! Please drop us a line by regular mail or email (preferred) and let us know what is happening in your life beyond Ohio University. If you wish, please indicate whether you would like to have your news included in our "News" page on this website. No personal information such as address/phone/email will be posted.

Be sure to include the following when you send in your news:

Name (provide maiden name if needed)
email address

Dates attended
Degree(s) earned, including those other than Ohio University

Your news

Please send your updates to

We are also interested in hearing from our alums about their favorite memories in the School of Music, the impact of a professor on their lives, or a perspective "from the field" about how your professional life was shaped by your OU education. Some quotes may be used in our web pages to give a personal element to site visitors interested in our programs.

And, finally, feel free to pass along images (new or old) which may be of interest to your classmates!