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Music D.A.

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 
  • Composition 
  • Conducting 
  • Jazz Studies 
  • Music Education 
  • Music Performance
  • Music History and Literature


Music Viewbook

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


Strike a chord.

Take advantage of UNC’s state-of-the-art recording facilities. The professional recording studio is used as a classroom for music technology courses. Students have the opportunity to record academic and personal projects in studio.

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Still not completely sold? We understand. Here's more information on costs and funding and how to apply.

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