Celebrate! Discover!

With more than 200 majors, we are one of the 100 largest public university schools of music in the United States. Our 21 full-time and 31 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, and jazz studies. We also offer the Master of Music degree in composition, accompanying, performance, music education, conducting, jazz, and theory.

The School of Music is part of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college on the UA campus. We remain one of the best opportunities to explore your potential in the field of music and make your Akron Experience exciting and memorable.  The University of Akron School of Music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.  

We are two thirds finished with our All-Steinway campaign, with only 20 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. Marc Reed