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UW Oshkosh
Department of Music

800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Arts & Communication Center
Elmwood Ave. at
Woodland Ave.
Phone: (920) 424-4224
Fax: (920) 424-1266

Events, Festivals, and Camps

The music events of UW Oshkosh annually welcome world renowned performers, composers, educators, and conductors to campus. They nourish exceptional musical growth in UWO students, middle and high school students from across the state, and the general public of the Fox Valley. UWO music festivals promote dialogue and intense research between professionals and provide a place for new ideas to be investigated. Further, the festivals encourage a place of community between leading professionals and area students, bridging the space between student life and professional life through networking and professional development. UW Oshkosh prides itself on producing exceptional music events that are fun, engaging, and educational to the campus and community. Join us!

Wisconsin State Music Festival

The WSMA State Solo & Ensemble draws between 3,000-5,000 middle and high school students to UW Oshkosh each year. This year’s festival lands on Saturday, April 27. For more information about the festival, click here. To volunteer your time at the event, click here >>

This NEW academy delivers a mix of jazz and classical music instruction taught by UW Oshkosh faculty and students, as well as local professionals. Participants will perform together and learn fundamental saxophone technique and improvisation along with strategies to develop a personal voice, sound and style on the saxophone. This program is intended for saxophone students entering grades 9–12 who have at least two years of musical experience. Learn more > >

This academy provides a comprehensive timpani education to amateur percussionists, music educators and high school students. With focuses on fundamentals, sound concepts, maintenance, orchestral and wind ensemble interpretation, and solo repertoire, participants will gain knowledge through immersive masterclasses, clinics and performances. For students and adults grades 9+. Learn more > >

For children who love making music or keeping the beat, we are offering the Titan Steelband Academy for youth entering grades 4–12. This musical academy, divided into beginner and intermediate levels, allows students to learn, listen and play together as they are introduced to the steelpans. Learn more > >

Past Events

Wisconsin Alliance for Composers New Music Festival

Oshkosh Nordic Music Festival

Jazz Alumni Weekend

WSMA State Music Festival

Saxophone Summit

Piano Duet Day

Musica Viva

Music in Motion

String Festival


French Horn Workshop

Wisconsin Flute Festival

UW Oshkosh Department of Music
800 Algoma Blvd.
Arts & Communication Center
Oshkosh, WI 54901

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Phone: (920) 424-4224
Fax: (920) 424-1266