The Department of Music is home to over 300 music students and 35 graduate students with a faculty of 50 nationally and internationally recognized scholars, pedagogues, and musicians. The program offers degrees at the bachelor and master levels and a one-year intentive artist certificate. The University of Arkansas is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music

University Symphony Orchestra

Degree Programs

We offer two bachelor's degrees with five concetrations, one master's degree with seven concentrations, and a performer's certificate.

Undergraduate studies
Graduate studies
Minor in music
Areas of study

Cello Student


We present over 600 events each year, both on and off-campus. Attend a concert or recital, participate in a conference, or attend a workshop.

Upcoming concerts
Department event series
Special events



Our Community Music School offers non-credit instruction to the community. We offer private lessons, community ensembles, and workshops.

Take private lessons
Join a community ensemble
Attend an event
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