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School of Music
University of Northern Colorado’s School of Music is a vibrant and vital community
of musical performers, composers, scholars, and educators.
The UNC Bands program draws upon a rich and well-founded tradition of excellence &
has received national and international recognition.
Learn more about Bands
The School of Music has several ensembles for brass musicians including trumpet, trombone,
tuba & horn.
Learn more about Brass Ensembles
Students learn to balance independence with interdependence while honing technical
& musical skills in an inspiring, creative and collaborative setting.
Learn more about Chamber Music
Students from across campus all have the opportunity to participate in any of the
five award winning choral ensembles at UNC.
Learn more about Choirs
Uncommon Ensemble (the UNC Contemporary Music Ensemble) performs music of our time,
focusing on 21st-century repertoire.
Learn more about Uncommon Ensemble
Award-winning jazz ensembles offer students performance opportunities in big bands,
combos, vocal jazz groups, and Latin jazz.
Learn more about Jazz Ensembles
With over 160 members, the "Pride of the Rockies" Marching Band is a place to celebrate
#UNCBears and forge lifelong friendships.
Learn more about Marching Band
Each season we present two fully-staged operas with orchestra, a program of opera
scenes and a chamber opera festival, in addition to master classes and special events.
Learn more about Opera Theatre
Instrumental students have opportunities to perform in award-winning Symphony, Chamber
and Opera Orchestras.
Learn more about Orchestras
Several concerts every year offer performance opportunities for percussionists. Directed
by Mike Truesdell.
Learn more about Percussion Ensemble
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