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The University of Toledo’s Department of Music is a fully-accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degree in music, including a Bachelor of Music Performance, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of the Arts in Music, and the Masters 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.

UToledo Jon Hendricks Memorial Jazz Scholarship Virtual Concert

Photo of jazz vocalist Sunny Wilkinson in concertwith jazz Vocalist Sunny Wilkinson

Sunday, March 28, 3 p.m.

“Strong and powerful, soft and sensual, emotional and thoughtful, passion and perfection” are all words used to describe the voice of jazz singer and educator Sunny Wilkinson. Sunny and pianist Ron Newman are the guests for the Virtual 2021 Jon Hendricks Memorial Scholarship concert. A post-concert Q&A with Sunny and Ron will be hosted by UToledo faculty member Norman Damschroder.

Visit our the concert page for details.

2021 Student Composer Competition

Presented by The University of Toledo Department of Music and Craig’s Keyboards

Up to $900 in Prizes, 1st Place Prize up to $300 for students in High School or College

  • Entries must be original compositions for *Brass* Instrument and Piano. 
  • PDF scores are preferred, with digital recordings attached.
  • New for 2021: Submit entries on-line. PDF score (required) and an audio file (optional) can be submitted right in the online form.

Deadline to enter: April 5, 2021

* Bb or C trumpet, F horn, trombone, euphonium, or Tuba

Download the Flyer                     Enter Today

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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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Click here to go to our main opera web page

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: 3/15/21