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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.

Masterclasses for High School Students!

The University of Toledo Department of Music is thrilled to announce a series of Music Performance Masterclasses with our own talented artist-faculty.  These events will take place in person in February and March at UToledo’s Center for Performing Arts.   In each class, participants will explore a variety of performance/practice techniques as well as practical approaches to phrasing, tone, dynamics, and overcoming the unique issues of each instrument/voice. For more info please see our Masterclass page.

Glass City Chamber Music Competition

We are thrilled to be a part of the inaugural Glass City Chamber Music Competition this May 14, 2022.  Created by Toledo native Loa Cho, and in partnership with the Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA), the competition will feature divisions for both High School and College/University string and piano students from across the region, culminating in live performance finals at The University of Toledo.  More information about the competition can be found at

UToledo Rocket Marching Band Drumline

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The University of Toledo Drumline has a rich history of tradition within the Rocket Marching Band and continues to push the boundaries of marching percussion and performance. The group performs at all home football games as well as events on campus and around the Toledo area. Find out more information about the Rocket Drumline here


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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 of course 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: 5/4/22