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Our Mission

Purdue Musical Organizations offers opportunities for students to learn, perform and grow together while engaging audiences everywhere.

About Us

For more than 80 years, Purdue Musical Organizations has proudly served the Purdue University family as ambassadors of goodwill on campus, across the country and around the world.

PMO is Purdue’s vocal music department and offers six choral ensembles and one handbell choir. Many marvel that Purdue provides so much in the field of musical entertainment, as the university has no school of music.

Our students form lifelong friendships while performing more than 100 shows each year including the Purdue Christmas Show, which is presented annually to a live audience of more than 17,000 and reaches millions more through broadcasts on public television and radio networks.

Beyond the music, PMO teaches life lessons not always covered in the classroom and becomes a home away from home for the students who give so generously of their time and talents. PMO maintains high academic standards, provides students with once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities and offers more than $300,000 in scholarships each year.

Since its founding in 1933, PMO strives to provide the highest quality musical entertainment for audiences. However, our most important goal is to offer opportunities for students to learn, perform and grow together.

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