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, a one-year intensive performer's certificate, and an online certificate in music education for special needs student. The University of Arkansas is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music

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We offer two bachelor's degrees with five concetrations, one master's degree with seven concentrations, and graduate certificates in music.

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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.

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

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Join a community ensemble
Hire a musician
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