Music - Events Calendar


True Blue Focus Days – Music

True Blue Focus Days are designed for prospective students interested in a specific major. This half-day program provides an opportunity for students and parents to hone in on academic programs at TU.

  • Tour campus
  • Attend a presentation about TU
  • Visit with professors in the music department about scholarships, auditions and curriculum
  • Explore the music department classrooms, practice spaces and performance areas
  • Learn about the Sound of the Golden Hurricane Marching Band!

Register online.

TU Opera Theater – “Go for Baroque”

The University of Tulsa Opera Theatre presents “Go for Baroque,” a concert of Baroque and early Classical ensembles, arias and songs. The performance is directed by Professor Brady McElligott, and also features students and community members collaborating with the singers with various obbligato instruments appropriate to the genre. Admission is free, and masks are respectfully required.

TU Chamber Orchestra Concert With Organist Ron Pearson

The University of Tulsa Chamber Orchestra will perform with Ron Pearson, TU organ professor and director of music ministries at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Tulsa, 709 S. Boston Ave. The performance, part of the Ron Pearson 48th annual Organ Concert, will feature the Organ Concerto No. 1 in F Major by Josef Rheinberger and the first movement of the Organ Concerto No. 4 in F by George Friderich Handel. TU Symphony Conductor Richard Wagner will lead the orchestra.

The concert is free and open to the public.

TU’s Got Talent

Singers! Dancers! Instrumentalists! Aerialist!

See TU students showcase their many talents

Free and open to the public. Masks are required.

TU Symphony Orchestra Concert – Music of the People

The University of Tulsa Symphony Orchestra begins its 2021-22 concert season with a performance on Monday, Oct. 25. The performance, Music of the People, will feature folk and dance-inspired works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Vaughan Williams, Grieg, Dvorak and Aaron Copland. TU Professor Richard Wagner will conduct.

This performance is free and open to the public.

TU Visiting Artist Music Recital

The University of Tulsa School of Music is proud to present J. Donald Feagin Visiting Artists tenor Steven Tharp and fortepiano specialist Janice Wenger in recital on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Meinig Recital Hall. The intimate program presented by the Metropolitan Opera and Grammy-nominated® tenor will feature songs by Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert, and will be performed with an authentic replica of an 1802 Viennese fortepiano, the precursor to the modern piano used during the early classical period. The concert is free and open to the public and will be held in the Lorton Performance Center on the TU campus. Masks will be required for all in attendance.

For additional information, please contact the School of Music at 918-631-2262.

Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropy Dinner *POSTPONED*

Come enjoy some Mexican food and live music with Sigma Alpha Iota, the international women’s music fraternity! The Sigma Gamma chapter of SAI has been on the TU campus since 1924, spreading appreciation of music for almost 100 years! For this year’s philanthropy project, the chapter is working with the bART Center for Music to direct a children’s choir. In addition, all proceeds from the philanthropy dinner will be donated to the bART.

Bela Rozsa Memorial Concert

The annual Bela Rozsa Memorial Concert will feature compositions by the TU student winners of the 2020 Bela Rozsa Composition Competition and performances of modern and contemporary music by TU faculty and guest performers.

Bela Rozsa Student Composition Competition

Every year Bela Rozsa Student Composition Competition takes place in the form of a concert performance, and the public is invited and encouraged to attend free of charge. Three professional composers will judge the competition. The student composition winners and prizes will be announced at the end of the competition once the judging is completed.