Skip to: Main Content Search Navigation Secondary Navigation

Ohio University (Athens Campus) is OPEN.

Power has been restored to McCracken Hall, Glidden Hall and Putman Hall. Seigfred Hall remains ... More Information
 
Woman in stage makeup
Ohio University > Fine Arts > What's Happening > Information for Students

Information for Students

Information for Students

Aug 5, 2014

Performance Opportunities


The School of Music at Ohio University offers a variety of musical ensembles designed to meet the educational and artistic needs of our majors, and also qualified students from other academic disciplines who wish to continue their involvement in music performance. 

School of Music large ensemble offerings include choral groups, symphony and campus orchestras, three symphonic bands, two jazz ensembles, and the marching band. The Opera Theater presents at least one main stage production each year as well as a recital of opera scenes.

In addition to the large performing ensembles, students may choose to participate in small mixed groups including the New Music Ensemble, jazz combos, and various woodwind, brass, and string chamber ensembles. Smaller vocal ensembles are often formed from within each choral group. Like-instrumental ensembles such as Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir, Saxophone Quartets, Brass Quintets, Trumpet Ensemble, Trombone Choir, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, and Jazz Percussion Ensemble are also available to interested students.

Auditioning for Ohio University Ensembles


All large ensembles hold auditions during the first week of classes each year.  To prepare for auditions, please visit the Ohio University Ensembles page for music and audition schedule (when available).

Smaller chamber ensemble auditions are done by our applied teaching faculty.  To schedule an audition for these groups, please contact the applied faculty of your specific instrument by visiting our Faculty and Staff page.

 
Recent News

Exhibition "In Honor of Abner Jonas, Opens in Trisonlini Gallery

Feb 24, 2017 On view February 25–March 4, 2017 in the Trisolini Gallery at Baker University Center.
Read More

"SNAKE TALK," ARTISTS VISIT ATHENS FOR WORKSHOPS, LECTURES and MOVEMENT PERFORMANCE

Feb 23, 2017 Feb. 24–Feb. 25 at Factory Street Studio and The Ridges Auditorium...
Read More