Talent, Skill, and Imagination

Providing a professional artistic environment that supports programs of excellence in the education of musicians.



The School of Music offers excellent undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students pursuing careers in composition, conducting, jazz studies, music education, and performance. More than 400 music majors study under the guidance of dedicated artist/performers, master teachers, and respected international scholars. We invite you to explore this website and examine the myriad of opportunities for musical study available to all UNLV students.

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Academic Programs

The School of Music offers a strong academic music program led by full-time faculty professionals in a supportive environment that encourages personal and musical excellence.


What's Happening

Sep. 19, 2017

The concert celebrates UNLV's 60th anniversary and the release of Jazz's latest CD.

Sep. 14, 2017

American violinist, composer, and arranger Taylor Davis performs in a Las Vegas solo concert for the first time.

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Sep. 12, 2017

UNLV Jazz Ensemble I heads this weekend to perform at the Monterey Jazz Festival as winners of the 2017 Next Generation Jazz Festival.

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Sep. 1, 2017

The Dorian Wind Quintet is known worldwide as one of chamber music’s preeminent and longest continuously active ensembles.

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