All Music Department events are FREE to WOU students with ID!
A limited number of free student tickets are available for Smith Series events.
Music Department tickets: 503-838-8275
Smith Fine Arts Series tickets: 503.838.8281

NOTE TO MUSIC STUDENTS: All concerts marked "Guest Artist Series," "Faculty Artist Series," or "Smith Fine Arts Series" count double points for Concert Attendance.

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Now that school is back in session, it’s time to get things fired up in the practice room! Here is our new director of jazz studies, Dr. Keith Karns working on the blues in the key of B! ... See MoreSee Less

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Dr. Keith Karns is the new Director of Instrumental Jazz and Popular Music Studies at WOU. He will be directing the Jazz Orchestra (Western Hemisphere Orchestra), and the Latin Jazz Ensemble (Orquestra Brasil). There will be an informational meeting regarding these ensembles in SH 108 today at 3:00pm. You can also email Dr. Karns at, or stop by his office at ASP 229. ... See MoreSee Less

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Announcing Auditions for the 2018-2019 WOU Chamber Choir & Western Oregon Voices! Auditions will be held during new student week AND the day before classes being. Please see the dates and times below. You can sign up for a specific time outside of Dr. Reddan’s office (SH 124) or just show up during one of these blocks of time. There is nothing to prepare. Just come ready to sing! There are some very exciting things planned for all of the choirs this year and I do hope that you will consider joining Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, or Western Oregon Voices!

Audition Dates and Times:

Monday 9/17 3:00pm-6:00pm
Tuesday 9/18 1:00pm-3:30pm and 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday 9/19 3:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday 9/20 5:00pm-7:00pm
Friday 9/21 1:00pm-6:00pm
Sunday 9/23 1:00pm-5:00pm

If you have questions, please email Dr. Reddan at
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Tomorrow night (even thought the poster says 6/8, it's really 6/10!)! Hope you can join us for the final WOU Music Department concert of the year! Western Oregon Voices will be performing the music of Michael Jackson, joined by the WOU Pep Band! Come on out, and bring your dancing shoes! ... See MoreSee Less

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Make Me Smile: Rehearsing for tomorrow's WHO show, "That 70s Concert." Music by Chicago, Hendrix, Steely Dan, Electric Light Orchestra, and more! Music curated, arranged, rehearsed, and conducted by students in the American Vernacular Conducting class. ... See MoreSee Less

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Today, Monday, May 21, Dr. Justin Smith will be on campus interviewing for the choral conducting position. Please observe him work with the Chamber Singers at 12 noon in SH 121 and also come to a student meet and greet where you can ask questions at 3:00 in SH 123. ... See MoreSee Less

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