If you are passionate about creating, performing and investigating music, we invite you to learn more about the Department of Music and the benefits of pursuing music study at UB. As a member of our tight-knit musical community, you will have the opportunity to integrate the practical, historical, theoretical and cultural study of music at both undergraduate and graduate levels, all while exploring a myriad of career choices.
We offer performers, scholars and composers a stimulating and
exciting environment in which to develop their talents and
interests. Home to the renowned Robert &
Carol Morris Center for 21st Century Music, the department is
directly involved in the creation and performance of new music. Our
in Buffalo festival celebrates both distinguished and
up-and-coming contemporary composers, while the Slee
Visiting Artist Series presents world renowned performers and
ensembles throughout the year.
Our faculty and alumni have been featured all over the globe and have received numerous honors for their creative work and scholarly contributions. The department showcases its students, faculty and internationally-recognized visiting artists and lecturers in over 150 events presented annually in our magnificent 670-seat Lippes Concert Hall and in the newly renovated 150-seat Baird Recital Hall, as well as at other campus locations and venues throughout Western New York.
We hope you can join our lively population of undergraduate and graduate students and discover why UB Music is the place for you.