Strings at OSU


The OSU Michael & Anne Greenwood School of Music’s string department features internationally recognized faculty, attracting talented young musicians from the United States and abroad.  Recent alumni teach at public schools and perform with orchestras through the country.


OSU offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in violin, viola, cello, and double bass.  Auditions are required for both graduate and undergraduate studies. Merit scholarships are available on a competitive basis for entering undergraduate students. Graduate students are eligible for graduate assistantships on a competitive basis. All string majors receive weekly private instruction from OSU’s distinguished string faculty.




Dr. Meredith Blecha-Wells
Associate Professor of Cello
(405) 744-8996
SCPA 226
Dr. Thomas Dickey
Assistant Professor of Conducting
Director of Orchestral Studies
(405) 744-4497
SCPA 112
Mr. George Speed
Associate Professor of Double Bass
(405) 744-8997
Dr. Laura Talbott-Clark
Associate Professor of Violin & Viola
(405) 744-3025
SCPA 116