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Find Your Voice

At UNC, you’ll work closely with dedicated faculty to build your technical skill and artistic fluency. UNC faculty excel as performers, educators, scholars, and communicators. They’ll offer creative career guidance, while granting you the freedom to explore your own interests and work toward your goals.

UNC’s music program offers numerous musical options that afford you the opportunity to explore repertoire in any genre. Whether you’re preparing for doctoral studies, or a performing, academic, or teaching career, you can prepare yourself for success at UNC.

Emphasis Areas

Collaborative Piano



Instrumental Performance

Jazz Studies

Music Education

Music History and Literature

Music Theory

Vocal Performance


Music Viewbook

See how UNC's School of Music can help you find your rhythm, strike a chord, tune in and set your stage.


Find your rhythm.

UNC’s jazz ensembles have earned numerous accolades, including more than 100 DownBeat Student Awards, a GRAMMY nomination, and featured performances at top national and international jazz venues.

Maybe You're One of Us

Here, you're an individual with your own unique mix of interests — and our differences are what we have in common.

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