Music Department

  • Fall Choral Showcase
  • Out of this World
  • Students on-stage singing
  • UVU Symphony Orchestra performance


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

About Us

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 interests them.

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


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:

  1. 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.
  2. Provide an inviting, safe, and healthy environment that promotes academic excellence and musical creativity.
  3. Provide general music studies and performance opportunities to all students on campus.
  4. 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.
  5. Promote a supportive and stimulating environment within the department that encourages students and faculty to explore creativity and innovation at their highest professional potential. 

The Department of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.



Fall Choral Showcase

Tues. Oct 6 | 7:30p


String Sensation

Mon. Oct 12 | 7:30p Free Event

BOX OFFICE: 801-863-PLAY (7529)

Contact Us

Utah Valley University
Department of Music
MS 165
800 West University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058
801-863-8534 (telephone)
801-863-7344 (fax)

Christine Gines, Administrative Assistant, GT332, 801-863-6480,

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