Current Ole Musicians

Are you a current Ole Musician? This page is for you!

Here are all things you need to know about music at St Olaf. From forms to special events, this is a one-stop spot for all current Ole musicians.

Important Music Dates for 2022-2023:

September 2022

New student auditions for music ensembles – Friday, September 2 – Sunday, September 4.

First day of classes – Thursday, September 8.

Last day to drop lessons with refund – Wednesday, September 14.

B.M. Senior Recital Sign-Up begins Monday, September 19, at 8 a.m. Applications are due (Use the pink form available in CHM 101 or HOM 245.)

B.M. Junior Recital Sign-Up begins Monday, September 26, at 8 a.m.  (Use the pink form available in CHM 101 or HOM 245.)

October 2022

B.A. Senior Recital Sign-Up begins Monday, October 3, at 8 a.m.  (Use the pink form available in CHM 101 or HOM 245.)

Fall Break – Saturday, October 15 – Tuesday, October 18

November 2022

B.M. Music Ed Entrance/Continuance recital – Tuesday, November 1.  Applications due by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18.

B.M. Vocal Performance/Choral Church Music Entrance/Continuance recital – Tuesday, November 8.  Applications due by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 25.

Thanksgiving Break – Wednesday, November 23 – Sunday, November 27.

December 2022

Christmas Festival – Thursday, December 1 – Sunday, December 4.

B.M. Instrumental Performance/Church Organ Music Entrance/Continuance recital – Tuesday, December 13.  Applications are due by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29.

Jr./Sr. recital applications for interim and spring term are due no later than 2 p.m. on Friday, December 16.

Semester break – December 21 – January 2.

January 2023

Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday – Monday, January 16.

February 2023

Spring Classes begin Monday, February 6.

Senior Soloist Preliminary Auditions – Tuesday, February 28.  Applications are due by 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 16.

March 2023

B.M. Music Education Entrance/Continuance recital – Tuesday, March 7.  Applications are due by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21.

Senior Soloists Final Audition: Wednesday, March 8.

Last Chance for a Junior Recital: Friday, March 25

Spring Break: Friday, March 24 – Sunday, April 2

April 2023

Deadline to Secure Student Pianist for Spring Juries: Friday, April 1

Quiet Week for Advising: April 4 – April 8

Senior Recital Saturday: April 9

May 2023

B.M. Performance/Church Music Entrance/Continuance Recital – Tuesday, May 16.  (Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, May 1.)

Additional Student Resources

The Music Handbook

The Music Handbook

Here you will find a comprehensive guide to everything Music Department Related. Quick Links are found above.

Student & Professional Organizations

Student & Professional Organizations

This is the place to meet our Student Committee members and see what they are currently working on. It is also home for our 4 professional organizations, Pi Kappa Lambda (PKL), American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Music Educators National Conference (MENC), and National Association of Teacher of Singing (SNATS).

First Years & Transfer Students

First Years & Transfer Students

Here you will find all the information for Fall Ensemble Auditions, Interest Forms, and New Student Orientation Information – check back in Summer 2022!