ACTING CERTIFICATIONS + WORKSHOPS

Reel Talent Studio
Located in the South Tulsa area, Reel Talent Studio is a training facility and hub for actors, whether well-established in the film community, or just starting out. Reel Talent Studio is your connection to the many film opportunities in Oklahoma. With on-going classes throughout the year plus summer camps for students, RTS will help equip you for your next audition or booking.

The Actor Factory
Located in Norman, Oklahoma, The Actor Factory trains adults and young performers in the disciplines of Acting Technique, Improv, On-Camera Acting and Auditioning. Weekly classes are taught by working professionals; actors, casting directors and casting assistants. Weekend workshops are offered by other industry leaders from across the country; talent agents, talent managers, casting directors, screenwriters, film makers and more from Los Angeles to New York City.


COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Oklahoma City Community College Digital Cinema Production
Love films, filmmaking, video production, sound editing, screenwriting or the many other skills required in the movie industry? Oklahoma City Community College offers hands-on filmmaking classes in the best-equipped filmmaking facility in the region, complete with a 6,000-square-foot sound stage and cutting-edge cameras, equipment and filmmakers. Every OCCC Digital Cinema Production student completes several short film projects, including a 15-30 minute feature or documentary – as a capstone project.

You can choose from three Digital Cinema Production degrees available:

  • Associate in arts degree – Digital Cinema Production technician: The best place to start if you aspire to earn a four-year film degree or attend a graduate program in film
  • Associate in applied science degree – Digital Cinema Production technician: The best choice if you want to earn your associate degree and enter the job market right away
  • Certificate of mastery – Digital Cinema Production technician: The best community college program if you want to focus only on film and video.

FILM CERTIFICATIONS + WORKSHOPS

Oklahoma Film & TV Academy
Founded in 2020, the Oklahoma Film & TV Academy (OFTA) offers a number of short courses for both those that are new to the film & TV industry and those wanting to take the next step in their career. Courses are run over evenings and weekends to give students the ability to work course around their busy work life. Each program is specifically designed to teach the practical skills and knowledge by a faculty made up of Hollywood industry veterans who have worked on some of the biggest movies and won some of the most coveted awards. Classes will take place at Green Pastures Studio in East Oklahoma City. The facility provides students the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals, form relationships that can lead to employment, and work with professional equipment during their training. OFTA students must be over the age of 18 on the first day of class.

The Film Education Institute of Oklahoma
The Film Education Institute of Oklahoma (FEIO) aims to educate future filmmakers and connect them to the film industry by providing networking opportunities, educational workshops and supplemental educational resources, such as videos, curriculum and printed information. FEIO offers workshops throughout the year offering hands-on experience in many departments: script supervisor, assistant director, camera, electric, grip, hair & makeup, props, set decoration, costumes and sound.


TECH + TRADE SCHOOLS

Canadian Valley Technology Center – Digital Media Technology
Visualize, direct and produce professional video and audio content for commercial broadcast, create interactive web pages and digital media using a variety of professional software on Mac computers, and build a business portfolio showcasing creative digital video, print media and web design projects.

First Capital Film Crew Institute at Meridian Technology Center
Currently offering courses at Meridian Tech’s South Campus in Guthrie, the First Capital Film Crew Institute was developed to meet the state’s demand for growing the local film workforce and help provide individuals with the training and resources needed to begin or further advance their careers in Oklahoma’s production industry. Training through Meridian Tech’s First Capital Film Crew Institute provides affordable, practical and transferable film crew training allowing individuals to gain skills for a new industry while maintaining their current employment. The curriculum will be taught by industry experts and will include traditional instruction as well as hands-on work in scenarios that mirror the industry.

Francis Tuttle Technology Center – Film Industry Training
Take your knowledge to the set and screen with classes designed for the booming film industry. Receive instruction from industry professionals who know how your skills can be honed for work on the sets of movies and television shows. And once you’ve completed the training, the same instructors serve as connections to get you hired quickly. Classes are created with input from Prairie Surf Studios, Oklahoma’s source of movie magic. They cover a wide range of film industry-specific topics, such as the Art Department, Production Accounting, Food Styling and more.

Francis Tuttle Technology Center – Interactive Media
Offered on the new Danforth Campus, the Interactive Media program gives students experience in multiple digital media platforms that are popular or growing in popularity in the professional world. Experience projects designed to emphasize your creativity through rigorous preparation, teamwork, and the ability to solve problems. By virtue of its location on the Danforth Campus, Interactive Media students get access to the tools and resources that exist in a real-world professional setting. This includes Design Thinking Studios; a Product Realization Lab with 3D printers, laser cutters and a coding area; and collaborative spaces where students can interact, develop ideas and innovate. In the classroom, Interactive Media students have access to a Motion Capture Studio and a Virtual Reality Lab. In both majors, Digital Media Designer and Digital Media Specialist, students can choose from multiple electives to ensure they gain experience for the exact career they seek, whether in 3D Modeling, Motion Media Design, Video Game Design, Immersive Reality and more.

Metro Technology Centers – Digital Cinema
The Digital Cinema major at Metro Technology Centers prepares students for emerging careers using digital video, web development and film studies. Students learn storytelling, video, audio, film production and editing, and finalizing content for various digital distribution. Students experience video production both in studio and in the field and develop digital portfolios to demonstrate their creative and technical skills. The program has worked with Miltel, Lego, Disney, and Feature Films and is expanding to virtual production with unreal engine, maya 3D, and motion tracking.

Moore-Norman Technology Center Digital Cinema & TV Production
Open to adults and high school juniors and seniors, students of the Moore-Norman Technology Center’s Digital Cinema & TV Production program will receive hands-on training with 4K cinema and HD television equipment to learn all aspects of script-to-screen production including: direction, cinematography, field audio, lighting, Avid Media Composer editing, color grading, graphics, post-production sound and multi-cam studio. Two-year class participation includes numerous production crew shoots as well as the completion of narrative short films. Graduates of Digital Cinema & Television Production are employed by a variety of companies and organizations that create motion and sound media.


UNIVERSITIES

Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City University (OKCU) offers a BFA in Film Production as well as a Minor in Digital Film & Media for non-film majors. From your first semester through your final year, you’ll use state-of-the-art equipment and learn about the latest workflow practices within the context of the aesthetics, ethics, and traditions of filmmaking. Your work will set a foundation for your success in further graduate study or in the rapidly expanding local, regional, and national entertainment industries. While many OKCU graduates have gone on to work as production personnel in film and TV, others have started careers as independent filmmakers and visual artists. All have benefited from the collaborative atmosphere at OKCU where creative work is nurtured and new voices are discovered. Located in downtown Oklahoma City, the film program was started by Fritz Kiersch (“Children of the Corn”) with the support of Harbour Winn and others.

Oklahoma State University Screen Studies Program
As one of six programs within the Oklahoma State University (OSU) English Department, the Screen Studies program incorporates film studies, television studies, and studies in new media. The interdisciplinary nature of the program emphasizes scholarship and coursework across disciplines, and encourages diverse research approaches to film and media, whether avant-garde or genre, American or international, classical or contemporary. Housed in historic Morrill Hall, Screen Studies offers courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Undergraduate students may elect the Screen Option as part of their Bachelor’s degree in English, while graduate students may pursue both the Master’s degree and the Ph.D. in English with emphasis in Screen Studies. Courses cover a wide array of moving image productions and contexts—both American and international, fiction and non-fiction, narrative and avant-garde—and focus on the history, theory and aesthetics of screen-based representations, as well as their cultural and political impact.

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Digital Cinema Program
Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s (OKWU) Bachelor of Arts in Digital Cinema equips students to compete and thrive in the modern, media-saturated world. Students develop expertise in the areas of film production, shooting, and editing while participating with other students in production labs, internship experiences, and in a culminating senior capstone project. OKWU graduates emerge from the program equipped with the skills necessary to engage a marketplace where visual media plays a central role in nearly all communication. Career opportunities for this degree plan include film and video production, film editing, screenwriting, project management, public relations, and more.

Oral Roberts University Cinema, Television and Digital Media Program
Oral Roberts University’s (ORU) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Cinema, Television and Digital Media (CTD) is a residential program that can equip students to become a Holy Spirit-empowered professional in the ever-changing world of media production. Blend theory, technology and creativity in extensive hands-on practical experiences through working on projects such as multi-camera broadcasting of ORU Chapel Services, theatre productions and other activities unique to each semester. ORU allows students to be immersed in the Multi Media Institute (MMI) during junior year after focusing on foundational courses in media, communication theory and liberal arts the first two years. As a student of MMI, students will travel to Las Vegas, Nevada, to attend the National Association of Broadcasters expo (NAB show). The next stop will be Hollywood, California, where students will meet with Christian industry professionals, hold prayer walks at different studios and Hollywood sites, attend live recordings, take backstage studios tours and visit production companies. A program by the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities enables select students the opportunity to study for one semester and to intern with the Los Angeles Film Studies Center. Core experiences of this program include Professional Lighting, Grip Work, Audio Recording, Remixing, Sound Effects, Multi Media Institute, Advanced Camera Skills, Film or TV Production and Direction, Motion Graphics, Web Creation and more! At the end of each year, students are encouraged to enter their work at the ORU Film Gala.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) provides a Minor in Film Production through the Art, Communication & Theatre Department. Students will train in a variety of film and entertainment disciplines doing hands-on work in addition to classroom study. Course options include Cinematography, Production Design, Screenwriting, Stage Management, Acting, Directing, Film and Culture, Costume Design, Motion Graphics, Voice Acting & Production and more. Working in conjunction with the SWOSU Theatre and SWOSU Broadcast programs, students will undertake a variety of projects and build a portfolio of work. Students will work in a variety of environments, including our own on-campus soundstage in the beautiful Hilltop Theatre.

University of Central Oklahoma College of Arts, Media and Design
The University of Central Oklahoma’s (UCO) College of Arts, Media and Design is comprised of the Department of Art, Department of Design, School of Music, Department of Theatre Arts, Department of Dance and the Oklahoma Center for Arts Education. Now known as the College of Fine Arts and Design, the program strives to be a cultural resource for its students and the community.

University of Oklahoma Creative Media Production Program
Creative Media Production (CMP) students at the University of Oklahoma learn to be professional storytellers using digital media through hands-on learning and real-world experiences. At one of the most state-of-the-art facilities in the nation, OU CMP students can focus their study with one or more of seven tracks: Audio Production, Corporate and Commercial Production, Documentary, Electronic Filmmaking, Video Production, Writing, or Interactive Multimedia. Students produce their work in one of Gaylord’s four studios, 14 editing suites, nearly 150 editing stations, two control rooms, two radio stations, or the multi-track audio station. Students are equipped to go on location with more than two-dozen cameras to create their own work. Screenings of student films are held in the new 185-seat Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation auditorium. CMP students have the opportunity to work for the student-produced television station, TV4OU, producing shows such as the OU Nightly newscast, sports and magazine shows and major music productions. In addition, students work on major independent projects such as films, documentaries with Gaylord Hall Productions and commercial productions or on special projects like ESPNU’s Campus Connection.

University of Oklahoma Film and Media Studies Program
The Film and Media Studies at the University of Oklahoma (OU) takes as its central mission to educate students to become both critical consumers and creative producers of cinema, television, and other screen images and narratives, be they fact or fiction. With eight core faculty of wide-ranging expertise and over 20 affiliate faculty spanning multiple departments (African and African American Studies; English; History; Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics; Women’s and Gender Studies) and colleges (Journalism and Mass Communication; Fine Arts), OU offers a comprehensive, dual-focused curriculum that combines the study of film and media history, theory and criticism as well as the practices of film and digital media production.

University of Tulsa Department of Film Studies
The University of Tulsa’s (TU) Film Studies program empowers students to acquire the analytical skills to understand and interpret film and film texts, and to make films that tell a story powerfully and effectively. From writing the script to final edits, students develop a thorough knowledge of film production. Our students are prepared to pursue a career in film production or further graduate studies. Students have access to state-of-the-art cameras and equipment and to many opportunities for film internships. They are encouraged and mentored to produce their own films for acceptance into regional and national festivals and for our three annual TU film festivals. TU students’ films regularly win awards, including a recent Student Emmy Award; and our alumni are working in major centers such as Los Angeles, New York, Austin and in Oklahoma.


YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES

Oklahoma Arts Institute – Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute
The Oklahoma Arts Institute hosts the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute (OSAI), an intensive two-week residential school at Quartz Mountain State Park and Lodge that provides professional training to artistically talented OKLAHOMA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, including graduating seniors, in the visual, literary and performing arts. OSAI offers training in the disciplines of acting, chorus, creative writing, dance, drawing and painting, film and video, orchestra and photography. You’ll join over 250 students from across the state as you study your chosen field and attend or participate in performances, gallery openings, film screenings, poetry readings, and more. Auditions run in the winter.

Moore-Norman Technology Center Digital Cinema & TV Production
Open to adults and high school juniors and seniors, students of the Moore-Norman Technology Center’s Digital Cinema & TV Production program will receive hands-on training with 4K cinema and HD television equipment to learn all aspects of script-to-screen production including: direction, cinematography, field audio, lighting, Avid Media Composer editing, color grading, graphics, post-production sound and multi-cam studio. Two-year class participation includes numerous production crew shoots as well as the completion of narrative short films. Graduates of Digital Cinema & Television Production are employed by a variety of companies and organizations that create motion and sound media.

University of Tulsa – Screenwriting and Filmmaking Camps for High School Students
The Department of Film Studies at The University of Tulsa offers a residential filmmaking camp for high school students. Students will have the opportunity to plunge into every aspect of creating films, as well as exciting evening group activities and film screenings. The camp will culminate in a festival of student work to display for friends and family. Days are spent in a workshop setting, with planned evening activities arranged for recreation and further exploration of film. Participants must stay on campus in a supervised residence hall during the camp; rooms are shared (males and females are housed on separate floors). Each camp has a full-time, qualified student assistant staying with the students in the residence.

Webster’s Television, Film and Digital Media Program for Career Tech Education Certifications – 8th-12th grade
Webster Middle and High School in Tulsa is home to the district’s only television studio within a school! Students in Webster’s Television, Film and Digital Media program learn career-ready skills to create captivating content from start to finish. Students can join the program starting in 8th grade. Inside TWHTV Studios, students learn leadership and technical skills through hands-on projects such as the student-produced daily news broadcast TWHTV Live, as well as other individual and group projects. Students can earn three media production certifications: producer, editor and production assistant.

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Oklahoma City Community College
Oklahoma City Community College’s (OCCC) two-year Associate Degree program in music develops skills in important areas such as theory, performance and individual & group applied music. After completing your Associate Degree, you’ll be able to transfer to a four-year college or university and continue your education as a junior. At OCCC you’ll find modern facilities, which include a Kurzweil Electronic Piano Laboratory with individual MIDI stations, individual practice rooms, and a 250-seat theatre for recitals and ensemble performances. Most importantly, you’ll be taught by faculty who are truly dedicated to helping you achieve your scholastic goals. As a music student at OCCC, you’ll have a variety of opportunities to gain experience through performing. Groups participate in activities both on and off campus throughout the year. Currently, College sponsored performing groups include Chamber Singers, Symphonic Choir, Jazz Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble.

Tulsa Community College
Tulsa Community College’s Music program (Associate in Arts) is designed to create a solid musical foundation in our students enabling them to transfer into four-year colleges and universities to pursue a baccalaureate degree in music. The program is also an appropriate course of study for individuals preparing for one of the many careers in music that do not require a baccalaureate degree or for personal enrichment. Skill enhancement and depth are provided by course work in applied music performance ensembles, music theory, music literature, keyboard, computer music composition and private lessons. Students have the opportunity to broaden the scope of their classroom education by participation in performance groups, including the Concert Choir, Show Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra and chamber ensembles. The music degree program is supported by a substantial performing arts facility, which includes a music recording studio, practice rooms, a MIDI keyboard laboratory and choral & instrumental rehearsal halls. Most music programs are presented at the state-of-the-art VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education.


UNIVERSITIES

Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO)
Through a focused curriculum and real-world experience, the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) prepares students for careers in the music industry. Offering two fully accredited Bachelor of Applied Technology degrees and three Associate Degrees, the ACM@UCO campus occupies 25,000 square feet with almost 400 full-time students in downtown Oklahoma City’s thriving Bricktown Entertainment District. Additionally, students are mentored by faculty who have toured, recorded and performed with Grammy award-winning artists such The Flaming Lips, Pink, Reba McIntire, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Zhu and Miley Cyrus. The campus houses four professional recording studios, five large rehearsal spaces, fully-equipped classrooms and practice rooms, two technology labs and a 200- capacity concert venue.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
The Department of Fine Arts at Northwestern Oklahoma State University prepares students for a career as an educator and/or artist through quality instruction and individualized attention while enriching the campus and community. As the arts center of Northwestern Oklahoma, the department serves to unite and enlighten students and communities through the visual and performing arts. The program welcomes students who are interested in creating music, visual arts, and theatrical productions as a means of enriching their college experience. The department also offers major areas of study in Music and Speech & Theatre, as well as minors in the visual arts, theatre, music, and musical theatre. Music degrees include Bachelor of Arts in Music (B.A) degree, which provides a thorough grounding in music while allowing students to also pursue coursework in a secondary subject area such as social work, psychology, business, or many other areas; Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree, which prepares students to be performers, studio teachers, church musicians, and for music-related industry or graduate school. This degree does not lead to public school teaching certification; and a Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.) degree in Vocal or Instrumental studies, which prepares future educators for a career as a PK-12 teacher in Oklahoma and throughout the country. Although a music education major may select either a vocal or an instrumental option, the music faculty encourages all students to have experience in both vocal and instrumental music, and strongly suggests achieving state certification in both areas to increase marketability after graduation.

Northeastern State University
The Northeastern State University Department of Music is a part of the College of Liberal Arts. Its mission is to provide undergraduate education leading to the Bachelor of Music Education degree (with options in Instrumental and Choral/Vocal music) and Bachelor of Arts degree (with options in Musical Arts, Music-Business, Performance and Jazz Studies & Commercial Music), and to provide coursework directed to the general student population. Through quality teaching, research and scholarly activities, service to local and professional communities, and high expectations, our dedicated faculty and staff provide a friendly learning environment where students are prepared to achieve socially responsible career and personal goals for success in a challenging global society. The Northeastern State University Department of Music offers many opportunities for music majors and non-majors alike.

Oklahoma City University – Wanda L. Bass School of Music
UNDERGRADUATE: The Bass School at Oklahoma City University offers two undergraduate tracks. The performance-intensive Bachelor of Music degree programs are designed to develop comprehensive musical skills and literacy. The Bachelor of Music is offered in instrumental performance, music theater, vocal performance, music education and composition. The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music is designed for the study of music within a broad-based liberal arts curriculum. The Bachelor of Arts is also the degree for students with an interest in studying music and Pre-Med or Pre-Law.

GRADUATE: The Master of Music degree program is a rigorous, selective course of study for exceptional musicians who have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music and are committed to excelling in the field. The professional graduate programs integrate performance skills, music scholarship, pedagogy, and professionalism to prepare students for music careers in the 21st century. Students completing this degree may pursue a doctorate, seek and entry level position at a university, teach privately or seek a career as a performer. Graduates of the Bass School of Music leave campus with a discipline and versatility that positions them for successful professional lives. Musicians holding the M.M. from Oklahoma City University include performers Kristin Chenoweth, Sarah Coburn, Lara Teeter, and Roy Bean; Mark Blakeman, vice president and general manager of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra; and Midge Woolsey, radio host of WQXR, the radio station of The New York Times. Recent M.M. graduates in composition have been selected for continued study at schools ranging from London’s Royal College of Music to University of Southern California’s Thornton Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program.

Oklahoma State University – Department of Music
The Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music at Oklahoma State University (OSU) offers a four-year curriculum designed to develop not only students’ performance abilities, but also their practical and academic skills. The core undergraduate curriculum includes applied lessons, ensemble participation, music theory, music history, keyboard proficiency and the humanities, preparing students to become music educators, performing musicians, composers, theorists, musicologists and music industry professionals. The School of Music’s new home is a premier music education facility that harnesses the synergy of research, artistry and incomparable hands-on learning experiences available only at OSU. It houses a variety of music laboratories, classrooms, and teaching studios equipped with the latest technology for high-level studio production. Its design encourages collaboration with suites strategically created for specific areas of study and rehearsal spaces that will accommodate varying sizes of music groups. The new facility, plus the opportunities created by the McKnight Center for Performing Arts, positions OSU’s music program to continue to achieve national accolades and prominence.

Oklahoma State University – Music Industry
The Music Industry course track at Oklahoma State University is for students interested in the three music industry income streams: music production, music publishing and live entertainment. The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts has partnered with OSU to offer music industry students with real-world experience in state-of-the-art venues. You will explore courses in musicianship, music technology and music entrepreneurship, as well as classes related to general business. Students graduate from OSU prepared to be successful in a wide variety of musical careers that include performance, teaching, working in the music industry and beyond. OSU graduates have pursued successful careers in a variety of fields, including Music Producer, Songwriter, Sound Design, Recording Engineer and Video Game Composer.

Oral Roberts University
The Oral Roberts University Music Department offers studying in any aspect of music—from composition to performance or worship to music therapy—with a Christian education that focuses on development of the whole person. ORU is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), is an American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) approved university and is an All Steinway School—the first in Tulsa. As an All Steinway School, ORU is a member of a prestigious and select group of only 132 colleges and universities worldwide. Students will have many opportunities to perform through various instrumental and vocal ensembles as well as chapel and special worship services and will gain exposure to strong arts programs such as Tulsa Signature Symphony, Tulsa Ballet and Tulsa Opera as well as the opportunity to learn from visiting artists. The Music Department’s instrumental and vocal applied lesson instructors are accomplished performers and students will train with them in weekly one-on-one lessons. Degree tracks include Music Arts, Music Composition (including Film Scoring Concentration), Music Education, Music Performance, Music Production, Music Therapy and Worship Arts. Admission to the music program requires an audition with the music department. Students must first apply and be admitted to the university prior to auditioning.

Southern Nazarene University
Producing some of Oklahoma’s top Worship Leaders, Southern Nazarene University’s (SNU) Bachelor of Science in Music is a degree that includes a Major in Music with an emphasis in Commercial Music Production or Music Performance. A Music Performance Emphasis offers a choice of Concentration between Vocal, Instrumental, or Keyboard Performance. The School of Music offers you the opportunity to study with credentialed faculty as you journey toward graduation, another step closer to reaching your goals. These scholars with a Christian worldview will mentor and guide you along the way. SNU’s smaller size allows students to interact with faculty — not only in the classroom, but also through impactful mentoring, personal advising, and meaningful research.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University
The Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s (SWOSU) Department of Music prepares students for vibrant careers as music educators, music therapists and arts administrators. The Department of Music offers six different undergraduate degree options, including Music Education (instrumental or choral), Music Performance (orchestral instrument, piano organ or voice), Music Therapy (instrumental or vocal & keyboard) and Music Business, as well as a minor in music; and offers Master of Music Degrees in Music Education, Performance, and Music Therapy. The Music Therapy Equivalency program also allows students without an undergraduate degree in music therapy to pursue certification and a MM degree simultaneously. Graduate teaching assistantships are available to graduate students. SWOSU is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and is an American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) approved university. All prospective music majors are encouraged to audition for scholarships.

University of Oklahoma – Price College of Business – Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business
Located near downtown Oklahoma City, the University of Oklahoma’s MBA program gives you the opportunity to fulfill your potential as a business leader through executive-level business education. Earning your MBA degree in 16 months with the Price College of Business is a solid investment in your future. Students can choose to customize their curriculum through graduate certificates.

University of Oklahoma – School of Music
Established in 1908, the University of Oklahoma (OU) School of Music has been helping students pursue their musical and academic dreams for more than a century. With 60+ full-time faculty members and 450 music majors, OU’s School of Music is the only comprehensive music program in Oklahoma. OU offers degrees at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels in all areas of music performance, composition, education, history and theory. At the Bachelor level, there are two performance degrees: the Bachelor of Music (BM) and the Bachelor of Musical Arts (BMA); the Bachelor of Music Education (BME) degree in both instrumental and voice; the Bachelor of Arts in Music (BA), a liberal arts degree with an emphasis in music. For students who would like to continue to study music at the university level, but do not wish to pursue a degree in music, OU offers a Minor in Music that can complement any degree offered at the university. Graduate students can follow one of the following tracks: Master of Music, Master of Education, Doctor of Musical Arts or a PhD in Music Education.

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s vibrant music program offers a Bachelor of Arts with a major in music and emphasis options in music education, performance and business. Students opting for the emphasis in music education may select either vocal or instrumental music and choose a primary specialization from the areas of brass, percussion, piano, voice or woodwinds. Students selecting an emphasis in performance or business may choose a primary specialization from the areas of brass, composition, guitar, percussion, piano, voice or woodwinds. The Science & Arts music program enhances the arts scene in the area, enriching the lives of both the students and local residents through concerts, outreach, and collaborative events with other university departments and community partners. Career possibilities include Elementary or Secondary Music Educator, Band Director, Choir Director, Composer, Arranger, Studio Musician, Private Instructor, Church Musician and Music Business Manager/Owner.


YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES

Oklahoma Arts Institute – Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute
The Oklahoma Arts Institute hosts the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute (OSAI), an intensive two-week residential school at Quartz Mountain State Park and Lodge that provides professional training to artistically talented OKLAHOMA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, including graduating seniors, in the visual, literary and performing arts. OSAI offers training in the disciplines of acting, chorus, creative writing, dance, drawing and painting, film and video, orchestra and photography. You’ll join over 250 students from across the state as you study your chosen field and attend or participate in performances, gallery openings, film screenings, poetry readings, and more. Auditions run in the winter.

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