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School of Music

Welcome to The University of Akron School of Music website!

Celebrate! Discover!

With nearly 400 majors, we are one of the 50 largest public university schools of music in the United States. Our 30 full-time and 33 part-time faculty are dedicated to helping you discover your future in the many diverse fields of music. Our programs include bachelor degrees in music composition, education, performance, jazz studies, and history/literature. We also offer the Master of Music degree in composition, accompanying, history/literature, performance, music education, conducting, jazz, technology and theory.

The School of Music is now part of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college on the UA campus. Along with Vision 20/20, which sharpens the focus of the entire university to student engagement and success, we remain one of the best opportunities to explore your potential in the field of music and make your Akron Experience exciting and memorable.

We are halfway finished with our All-Steinway campaign, with only 39 pianos left to go!  If you would like to know more about the campaign or make a contribution to improve this vital technology for our students, please visit our All-Steinway campaign page.

I encourage you to take some time to surf our website. Discover your potential in our programs. We welcome you to join us in celebrating the successes of the faculty, students and alumni of The University of Akron School of Music!

Dr. Ann L. Usher,

Director

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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