University of Washington School of Music

Our school is a vibrant laboratory for arts education and practice within one of the world’s most innovative public universities. As a welcoming and inclusive community of artists and scholars, we work together toward a shared mission of academic discovery and creative mastery. With internationally-acclaimed faculty artists, stellar students, and deep ties to regional and national arts organizations, the UW School of Music is a thriving hub for arts study, production, and performance in the Pacific Northwest.

We offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the following areas, in addition to many non-major opportunities:

  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Instrumental Performance
  • Jazz and Improvised Music 
  • Music Education
  • Music History and Music Theory 
  • Vocal Performance 

Fast facts:

  • 7:1 average student-teacher ratio
  • 16 undergraduate degrees offered
  • Over 25 performing ensembles
  • $500,000 awarded in scholarships each year 

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