Dan White, a fifth-year jazz studies and music education major, released his first CD, Between the Lines, produced in the School of Music’s new recording studio

The Ohio State University School of Music is a remarkable place where dedicated people make exceptional music, stimulate artistic growth, explore educational methodology, and conduct ground-breaking research. The School is home to over 400 music majors, plus hundreds of students pursuing a music minor, taking course work, or participating in the ensembles.

Areas of Study

  • Music Education
  • Conducting and Ensembles
  • Musicology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Orchestral Instruments
  • Jazz Studies
  • Keyboard
  • Vocal Performance

Degree Programs


  • BM, Music Performance, Theory and Composition, Music History, or Jazz Studies
  • BME, Music Education
  • BA, Music
  • Minor in Music, Media and Enterprise
  • Minor, General Music


  • Master of Music (MM)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Interdisciplinary studies in Music Cognition and Ethnomusicology


Our student and faculty ensembles regularly tour, commission, record, and are featured at national and international conferences, conventions, and professional meetings.  

  • Chamber Music
  • Choral Ensembles
  • Concert Bands
  • Jazz Ensembles
  • Marching & Athletic Bands
  • Orchestras
  • Other Large Ensembles
  • Opera and Musical Theatre


  • Hughes Hall
  • Music/Dance Library
  • Weigel Hall
  • Mershon Auditorium