School of Music, Theatre
and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041
smtd@oakland.edu

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Programs

The Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance produces hundreds of events each year. Digital programs to accompany these events are found on this page. Thank you for joining us!

Current Programs

Oakland University Brass Band
June 2, 2022 at Wildwood Amphitheater (Lake Orion)
Click here to view the program for the OU Brass Band.

Past Programs

Acis and Galatea
May 5 - 8 and May 12 – 15 in Varner Studio Theatre
Click here to view the program for Acis and Galatea.

Shea Socrates, guitar
Friday, May 6, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at Howarth United Methodist Church
Click here to view Shea's senior recital program.

2022 MaTilDa Awards presentation
Saturday, April 30 in Varner Studio Theatre
Click here to view the program for the 2022 MaTilDa Awards presentation.

Nicole Tremonti, trumpet senior recital
Thursday April 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Howarth Methodist Church in Lake Orion
Click here to view the program for Nicole's recital.

Young Choreographers Forum
Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m.
Detroit Country Day School - Seligman Performing Arts Center
Click here to view the program for the Young Choreographers Forum.

Brandon Gauvin, conductor graduate recital
Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m. (Holy Name Church)
Click here to view Brandon's program.

Chamber Ensembles Concert
Saturday, April 9 at 3 p.m. (University Presbyterian Church)
Click here to view the program for the chamber ensembles.

Clarinet Studio Recital
Sunday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. (Varner Studio Theatre)
Click here to view the program for the clarinet studio recital.

Pinlin Liu, senior piano recital
Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. (Varner Lab Theatre)
Click here to view the program for Pinlin Liu's recital.

Nowhere (Company Class)
Wednesday-Saturday, April 13-16 (Varner Lab Theatre)
Click here to view the program for Nowhere.

Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band
Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. (Macomb Center for the Performing Arts)
Click here to view the program for the wind bands performance.

Strings Studio Recital
Monday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. (University Presbyterian Church)
Click here to view the program for the strings recital.

B.F.A. Dance Seniors present "Epilogue"
Tuesday-Wednesday, April 5-6 at 7:30 p.m. (Detroit Country Day School)
Click here to view the program for the senior dance recital.

Pippin
Wednesday, March 30 - Sunday, April 3 (Varner Studio Theatre)
Click here to view the program for Pippin.

Oakland University Brass Band and Oakland Youth Brass Band
Sunday, April 3 at 3 p.m. (Flagstar Strand Theatre)
Click here to view the program for the brass bands.

Oakland Jazz Singers, Golden Grizzly Jazz Singers and OU Jazz Band
with Regina Carter
Thursday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. (Flagstar Strand Theatre in Pontiac)
Click here to view the program for the jazz ensembles.

Saxophone Studio Recital
Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. (Flagstar Strand Theatre in Pontiac)
Click here to view the program for the saxophone recital.

Trumpet and Horn Studio Recitals
Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. (Flagstar Strand Theatre in Pontiac)
Click here to view the program for the trumpet and horn recitals.

Oakland Chorale and University Chorus
Friday-Saturday, March 25-26 at 8 p.m. (University Presbyterian Church)
Click here to view the program for the choirs.

Oakland University Chamber Orchestra
Tuesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. (Howarth Methodist Church in Lake Orion)
Click here to view the program for the chamber orchestra performance.

Yi-Yang Chen, guest artist piano recital
Monday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to see Dr. Chen's program.

Low Brass Studio Recital, night #1
Monday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to see the program for the Low Brass Studio Recital.

Low Brass Studio Recital, night #2
Tuesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to see the program for the Low Brass Studio Recital.

Oakland University Community Music (OUCM) Recital
Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 12 p.m.
University Presbyterian Church
Click here to view the program for the OUCM recital.

Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band and Brass Band

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
Click here to view the program for the Wind Bands concert.

Sense and Sensibility
February 16 - 20, 2022
Varner Studio Theatre
Click here to view the program for Sense and Sensibility.

Jeffrey Heisler (saxophone) and I-Chen Yeh (piano), faculty recital
Friday, January 21, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for Drs. Heisler and Yeh's recital.

Oakland University Community Music Recitals
Click here to view the program for Saturday, December 11 at 1 p.m.
Click here to view the program for Saturday, December 11 at 3 p.m.
Click here to view the program for Sunday, December 12 at 4 p.m.

Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company
December 2-4 at 8 p.m. | December 4-5 at 2 p.m.
Click here to view the program for 
Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company.

Chamber Ensembles Concert
Sunday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for Chamber Ensembles.

Latin Jazz Combo, Golden Grizzlies Jazz Singers, and Jazz Band
***Postponed*** Thursday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Jazz Ensembles.

Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band
***Tuesday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m.***
Click here to view the program for the Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band.

Oakland Chorale and University Chorus
Friday-Saturday, November 19-20 at 8 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Oakland Chorale and University Chorus.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
November 11-14, 18-21
Click here to view the program for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Brass Ensembles
Thursday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Brass Ensembles.

Strings Studio Recital
Sunday, November 14 at 5 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Strings Studio Recital.

Horn and Trombone Studio Recital
Monday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Horn and Trombone Studio Recital.

Saxophone Studio Recital
Wednesday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Saxophone Studio Recital.

Trombone Ensemble and Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble Concert
Thursday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Trombone Ensemble and Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble concert.

Guitar Ensembles
Tuesday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Guitar Ensembles concert.

Oakland University Brass Band
Wednesday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the Oakland University Brass Band.

Arts at Noon
Tuesday, November 2 at noon
Click here to view the program for Arts at Noon.

The Last Five Years
Friday-Saturday, October 29-30 at 8 p.m.
Click here to view the program for The Last Five Years.

Eisenhower Dance Detroit: BLACK OUT!
Friday-Saturday, October 29-30 at 8 p.m.
Click here to view the program for Eisenhower Dance Detroit.

OU Bands Preview
Wednesday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for OU Bands Preview.

Stijn De Cock, piano
Thursday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for Stijn De Cock's recital.

Passage by Christopher Chen
Thursday – Saturday, October 7 – 9 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 10 at 2 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday, October 14 – 16 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 17 at 2 p.m.
Click here to view the program for Passage.

New Music Night
Monday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for New Music Night.

Oakland University Chamber Orchestra
Tuesday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to view the program for the OU Chamber Orchestra.