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School of Music

The School of Music at UNC offers award winning, internationally recognized programs, preparing fully engaged leaders in the modern musical landscape.

With over 450 students and 80 faculty, the School of Music continues to build upon an amazing legacy of achievement with an important regional, national, and international presence. The School of Music has been named a Colorado School of Excellence - the highest honor the Colorado Commission on Higher Education can bestow on a program offered by a state institution of higher education – and has received over 100 Downbeat Magazine Awards for our work. Artistic excellence is the norm here. Yet, the School of Music has not stopped there. UNC students are entering the field with something important to offer and our incredible faculty are providing them with the training that will allow their voices to be fully heard. The modern musical landscape has tremendous opportunities in it and our students and faculty are fully engaged and prepared to be leaders in it.

The UNC School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

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News & Events

Bailey Choral Festival: Elijah

BAILEY CHORAL FESTIVAL PRESENTS: ELIJAH

February 22, 7:30 PM

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Open Space Festival of New Music

OPEN SPACE FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSIC

March 4-6, 2020
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The Mother of us All

SPRING OPERA THEATRE SEASON

April 17-19, 2020
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UNC·Greeley Jazz Festival

50th ANNIVERSARY UNC·GREELEY JAZZ FESTIVAL

April 23-25

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Admission to the School of Music

The School of Music offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees in instrumental performance, vocal performance, jazz studies, music composition, music education, music history and literature, music theory, and conducting. Admission requires a UNC application, supplementary music materials, and for most programs, an audition. 

event_available Auditions: FEB. 1, 17, 22, 29

Current UNC Students Applying to the School of Music

Facilities

Campus Commons Performance Hall

Campus Commons Performance Hall

The crossroads of UNC, Campus Commons Performance Hall is home to UNC School of Music faculty and student performances and presenter of world-renowned visiting artists.

Music Technology

Music Technology

The Music Technology Center, created by a grant from the Colorado Commission on Higher Education and the National Endowment for the Arts, was completed in 1993 and houses multiple computer and keyboard labs, digital audio, video, and multimedia suites, and a state-of-the-art recording studio.

Music Library

Skinner Music Library 

With 67,000 scores, 27,500 books, 27,000 CDs, 11,500 LPs 2,000 DVDs and videos and 15,000 square feet, Skinner Music Library is UNC's standalone music library, servicing the students, staff, Greeley, and beyond.