Scholarships are available for instrumentalists, vocalists, and students proficient
in media composition and technology. Scholarship auditions are held during the second
weekend in February through a live audition at UVU or as a recorded audition. learn more
Faculty who are experts in their professions guide a vibrant program and enthusiastically
assist students through every step of their university education. There are several
music degrees available, allowing students to pursue the type of training that most
Why Music at UVU?
Degrees from the Department of Music qualify students to pursue a wide range of musical
careers including performance, commercial music, and education. A degree in music
is also excellent preparation for admission to graduate programs in music, as well
as professional schools such as business, law, and medicine. learn more
What are Graduates doing now?
UVU music graduates hold professional positions in teaching, performing, conducting,
composition and music media. Others are pursing graduate degrees in music and other
disciplines. learn more
Guest and Faculty Artist Recital
Guest artists will join UVU faculty members in a recital on March 7, 7:30 pm, in the
Science Building Auditorium. Admission is free. The recital will include works by
Shostakovich, Fruhling, and Mendelssohn. The recital will include Brazilian artists
Pedro Huff, cello, and Paula Bujes, violin, as well as Michael Gurt, piano, from Louisiana
Ted Buchholz Recital
Ted Buchholz, Assistant Professor from the University of Arizona, will present a cello
recital on March 23, 7:30 pm, in the Science Building Auditorium. Admission is free.
He will be performing works by DesPlanes, Locatelli, Ravel, Debussy, Cui, Stravinksy,
and Arensky. Three faculty members from UVU's Department of Music will participate
in the recital: Armen Sahakyan, piano, Jayne Galloway, piano, and Donna Fairbanks,
The Department of Music promotes student success through innovative programs that
enhance musical creativity, hone performance expertise, and sustain high standards
of academic excellence. World-class faculty provide learning opportunities essential
to the professional competency of music students as they prepare for an increasingly
global marketplace. The department engages diverse audiences through performances
and activities representing an array of musical styles and traditions.
Our objectives are to:
Offer the highest quality of education for students pursuing undergraduate programs
in music performance, commercial music, music education, liberal arts in music, and
integrated studies with a music emphasis.
Provide an inviting, safe, and healthy environment that promotes academic excellence
and musical creativity.
Provide general music studies and performance opportunities to all students on campus.
Foster an open and inclusive environment that engages traditional and non-traditional
students, celebrates diversity, and promotes understanding of a variety of musical
styles and cultures.
Promote a supportive and stimulating environment within the department that encourages
students and faculty to explore creativity and innovation at their highest professional