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Our faculty are committed to excellence in undergraduate instruction, welcoming students from all backgrounds. We offer three majors: pre-professional programs leading to a Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education degree, and a liberal arts program leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Minors are offered with concentrations in fundamental studies in music or the recording arts.

Applied Music, Bachelor of Music

A professional degree designed for students pursuing careers in music performance.

Music Education, Bachelor of Music

A professional degree designed for students pursuing teaching careers in K-12 schools.

Music, Bachelor of Arts

A liberal arts degree for students seeking foundational studies in music and a broad complementary education.

School of Music news

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Harp Fest Returns to University of Nevada, Reno May 3

An annual concert in celebration of the harp returns to the University of Nevada, Reno

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Reno Jazz Festival at the University of Nevada, Reno

Performances to run April 25 to 27 in Nightingale Concert Hall

Sean Collins plays a vibraphone

The School of Music presents a Day of Percussion on March 8

The gathering of young musicians features an evening concert with vibraphonist Sean Collins and his Folktet