University of the Free State UFS Odeion String Quartet

University of the Free State UFS Odeion String Quartet

University of the Free State UFS Odeion School of Music – Check below:

The Odeion School of Music offers a comprehensive programme of quality teaching, training and research in both the artistic and academic spheres with a view to deliver well rounded professional musicians, educators and researchers.

Our staff comprises a group of highly competent and experienced specialists in the fields of performance, teaching, and research, as well as an administrative component of well-qualified support personnel in academic, general, and concert administration.

Our academic programme comprises both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, while specialised focus areas include historically informed performance practice, Schenkerian analysis, and cultural musicology. A wide spectrum of instrumental and vocal tuition is offered, coupled with the availability of several performance and training ensembles. These include the following:

  • Free State Symphony Orchestra,
  • Free State Youth Orchestra,
  • Odeion String Quartet (the only residential university string quartet in South Africa),
  • Junior Odeion String Quartet,
  • Odeion Sinfonia (a student string ensemble),
  • Odeion School of Music Camerata,
  • Odeion Choir
See also  University of South Africa Unisa Muckleneuk Campus


Odeion School of Music
Internal Box 36
Faculty of the Humanities
University of the Free State
PO Box 339
South Africa

T: +27 51 401 2810
F: +27 51 444 5830