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Music Preview Day

Music Preview Day

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Music Preview Day is for students who want to stay involved with music in college, regardless of their declared major. The Department of Music at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh offers a number of music degree programs, including Music Education, Performance, Music Business, Audio Production, Composition, and more. A music minor is also offered for those wishing to stay involved in music, but with a major in a different area. The Department of Music offers scholarships to eligible auditioned candidates.

This year’s event will be held both in person AND live streamed.


8:30 a.m. – Registration and Greetings

9:00 a.m.  – Welcome, with Faculty performances and Dr. Alison Shaw, Co-Chairperson, Music Department

9:30 a.m.  – Classroom and Hands-On Experiences

Music Education with Dr. Ken Liske
Music Industry with Prof. Nate Edwards
Music Performance and Composition (General Music) with Dr. Ed Martin

9:30 a.m. – for family guests: Question and Answer Panel with Student Affairs, University Police, Admissions, Financial Aid, and Music Faculty

10:15 a.m. – for STUDENTS: What is it like to be a College Student and Music Major? Q & A with current UW Oshkosh Music Students.

11:00 a.m. – Lunch at Blackhawk Commons

12:00 p.m. – Join in on UWO Ensemble Rehearsals

12:40 p.m. – Group Lessons with UWO Faculty

1:30 p.m. – Closing, with student performances

2:10 p.m. – Optional Campus Tour (1 hour and 30 minutes) OR Optional Residence Hall Tour (30 minutes)

3:00 p.m. – Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal (optional)

2:30 p.m. – Music Auditions (optional)



Registration Form

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Choose the major you are most interested in learning about.
Are you interested in auditioning after Music Preview Day?*
Auditions begin at 2:30 p.m. Please register separately for your audition here: Audition Application
If you have questions, please email us at or call (920) 424-4224.

We also offer a personalized Virtual Visit option. Request one here!


Music Department

(920) 424-4224

Arts & Communication Center
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 424-4224
Arts & Communication Center

800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901