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The University of Toledo’s Department of Music, an All-Steinway School, is a fully-accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, including a Bachelor of Music Performance, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of the Arts in Music, and a Master's degree in Performance. Hone your musicianship under the guidance of one of our highly skilled and experienced faculty, comprised of professional performing musicians, composers, published researchers, and active members of the commercial music industry. As a student of a university in a metropolitan area, you will benefit from our proximity to and relationships with professional arts organizations, including the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, the Toledo Opera, and the Toledo Jazz Orchestra. Expect to receive excellent instruction and numerous opportunities for the highest achievement.

Auditions are required for admission into any Music Department degree program and for scholarship consideration. Contact us for more information on how you can prepare for a successful career in music at The University of Toledo.

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Upcoming Events

The UToledo Department of Music presents performances by our students, faculty, and special guest artists throughout the year.  For an up-to-date listing of concert event details, visit our events page

  • Sammy Haig - Thursday, September 28 at 1:30, the Department of Music welcomes the professional trumpeter and producer for a guest lecture entitled "Music Production & Today's Music Industry".  Presentation will be in the CPA Recital Hall and is open to the public.  Read more about Sammy at
  • UToledo Wind Ensemble Concert - Wednesday, October 11 at 7pm in Doermann Theater
  • UToledo Symphony Orchestra Concert - Thursday, October 12 at 7pm in Doermann Theater
  • UToledo Choirs Concert - Saturday, October 21 at 7pm in Doermann Theater
  • UToledo High School Choral Festival - Saturday, October 28 (more information)

Greater Toledo INternational youth orchestra

Founded in 2013 by Yang Kun Song, the GTiYO is a string orchestra that performs a diverse repertoire, including traditional and modern Chinese music, as well as Western compositions. Students travel and perform internationally, to experience other cultures in the pursuit of the GTiYO's mission of Bridging Cultural Diversity through Music. The GTiYO is a proud partner of the UToledo Department of Music.  Auditions are open at any time to new members. Email the director at

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UToledo Rocket Marching band

The University of Toledo Rocket Marching Band has a rich tradition and continues to entertain our Rocket Fans. The band performs at all home football games as well as events on campus and around the Toledo area. 

The RMB is open to all students on campus.  Auditions are ongoing throughout the summer. Find out more information about the RMB here.

More UToledo Ensembles!

The University of Toledo offers many ensembles of all sizes - from combos and chamber groups to large ensembles, a full orchestra, and the Rocket Marching Band. All are open to all UToledo students of any major. Some are also open to members of the community and do not require enrollment. Visit our ensembles page to learn more!

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Last Updated: 9/27/23