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The University of Oklahoma School of Music is the only comprehensive music program in Oklahoma, featuring a world class faculty, state of the art facilities, and a wide array of inspiring performance and academic opportunities.

Events & Announcements

March 22 - Shanti Simon

Dr. Shanti Simon

The OU School of Music is very pleased to introduce our new Director of Bands, Dr. Shanti Simon!

Dr. Simon currently serves as Flight Commander for the United States Academy Band. Prior to this appointment, she was the officer in charge of the Air Force Strings, Airmen of Note, and Max Impact with the United States Air Force Band in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Simon earned her BME and BM in Trumpet Performance degrees at Stetson University and her MM and DMA in Conducting degrees at the University of Minnesota. Before joining the Air Force she served as Associate Director of Bands at Vero Beach High School in Florida for four years, and also served on the faculty of the Shenandoah Conservatory as the Associate Director of Bands during the 2013-2014 academic year.

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July 22-28, 2018

Registration is now open for the inaugural Summer String Academy. The Academy is an intensive workshop focused on the study and performance of solo and chamber music repertoire for violin, viola and cello. See the String Academy webpage for more information.

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