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UNI School of Music

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  • Save the Date!

    Scholarship Benefit Concert UNI School of Music will present the 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert on Friday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Join us for a County Fair! More information on SBC

  • Dr. Galyen and the Lord Mayor of London

    London Calling! The UNI Panther Marching Band has been invited to perform in the London New Year's Day Parade. More on the story...

  • MIPC Award Winners

    Piano Competition 2014 The UNI School of Music hosted the first-ever Midwest International Piano Competition and Festival at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, June 1-7, 2014. More information on the competition

  • UNI students in Brazil

    Orchestra Students tour Brazil UNI orchestra students rehearse with conductor Manfredo Schmiedt and the Orquestra Sinfonica Universidade Caxias do Sul in Brazil. A world of opportunities...


Welcome to UNI School of Music!

Welcome to the University of Northern Iowa School of Music! Located in the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, the School of Music is regarded as one of the finest music programs in the Midwest and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Students interested in majoring in music or participating in music ensembles in Iowa will be excited to find exceptional faculty, innovative programs and state-of-the-art facilities at an affordable price and close to home. Please take a moment to learn more about our degrees, scholarships, events and how you can become involved and be sure to contact us at if you have any questions.

Upcoming Events

September 26, 2014 - County Fair! The 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert - Great Hall, GBPAC
September 28, 2014 - All State Wind, Brass and Percussion Workshops - Russell Hall and GBPAC
September 30, 2014 - Drum Circle with Robert Lawrence Friedman - McElroy Lobby, GBPAC

Music Workshops and Festivals

Festival participants

Are you preparing for an All State audition this fall? Interested in the music program at UNI? Our music festivals and workshops are a great opportunity to visit campus, meet our faculty and explore music at UNI. Click here to learn more.