OVATION: the School of Music e-newsletter


We Want to Hear from You!

Whether you are an undergraduate student recently accepted for a summer internship, a doctoral candidate who just won a grant, or an alumnus who landed your dream orchestra position, allow us to share your news.

Each week (Thursday or Friday), while classes are in session, the School of Music publishes OVATION (formerly Weekly Kudos), our e-newsletter that celebrates accomplishments of students, alumni, faculty and staff.
OVATION is just the beginning! News may also be shared with additional outlets including the School of Music website, social media, the College of Arts and Sciences and university publications, local media and beyond.

Submitting a News Item

Submit a brief but fully-composed news item (approx. 75 – 125 words). Email by noon Wednesday (during academic year) to music@osu.edu.

Include all details including the appropriate "who, what, when, where, why, how" (sample below), a web link (when applicable) and an image (highly encouraged). 

For Students — include year, major, and instrument or voice.

For Alumni — include year of graduation and degree. Married alumnae, consider including your maiden name.

We reserve the right to edit or decline any submitted information.


Brutus BuckeyeBrutus Buckeye, third year, music education, trumpet, authored an article entitled "Teaching Music and School Spirit to Young Musicians." The article appeared in a special school mascot section of the Ohio Music Education (OMEA) Triad, April edition. Brutus will give a presentation of the same title with Fred Faculty, music education, at the OMEA Professional Development Conference in Columbus, in January.

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