Our Mission

The Department of Music promotes student success through innovative programs that enhance creativity, hone performance expertise, and sustain high standards of excellence. Our professional faculty provide learning opportunities essential to the competency of music students as they prepare for a global marketplace. The department engages diverse audiences through performances and activities representing an array of musical styles and traditions.

Our objectives are to:

  1. Provide nationally-competitive academic programs and general music studies in music that help students achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals. 
  2. Present substantive public performances reflecting diverse musical styles and traditions that provide real-world contexts for student learning and engage audiences with meaningful cultural experiences.
  3. Create an inclusive environment that provides opportunities for students from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives to succeed.
  4. Attract, develop, and retain high-achieving students and qualified faculty by promoting opportunities for creative and innovative activities on- and off-campus.

Faculty / Staff

Administration

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Ensembles

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Music Studies

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Music Education

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Commercial Music

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Applied Music / Performance

Brass

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Guitar

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Percussion

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Piano

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Strings

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Voice

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Woodwinds

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Collaborative Piano

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Professional Associations

Professional associations provide information, conferences, workshops, competition and presentation opportunities, and networking support for musicians pursing professional careers. Many of these associations offer student memberships at discounted rates. Here is a sampling of national and Utah music associations.