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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE School of Music and Dance







Street Address:

Frohnmayer Music Building, 961 East 18th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA


+1 541 346 3711


Undergraduate programs


Bachelor of Arts in Music. Four years. Studies in music history, theory. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Concentrations in performance (classical, jazz/popular, opera) composition, jazz studies, music education (with choral and instrumental conducting). Studies include music history, theory, aural skills. A minor in music and audio production. Bachelor of Science in Music. Four years. Studies in general music, music technology.


Graduate programs


Master of Arts. In musicology, theory. Master of Music. In performance, choral, wind band and orchestral conducting, jazz studies, composition, theory, theory pedagogy, musicology, music education, piano pedagogy. A master's degree is only attainable as part of the doctoral program, not as a standalone master's degree. Doctor of Musical Arts. Doctor of Philosophy. In historical performance practice and ethnomusicology.


Other program


Graduate Certificate in Arts Management.

Institution Notes:

A state-supported university founded in 1876. The School of Music sees its particular strengths as in composition, performance, jazz studies and music education. Facilities include state-of-the-art music technololgy labs. There is a collection of orchestral and band instruments, early keyboard instruments, three pipe organs, and Balinese and Javanese gamelans. An Intermedia Music Technology Center is dedicated to the exploration of sound and its creation, including the innovative use of computers and other recent technologies to create expressive music and new media compositions. Its Oregon Electronic Device Ensemble employs all types of recent technology to provide unique performance experiences. Music students have internship opportunities with the Eugene Symphony Orchestra and the Eugene Opera. The Oregon Bach Festival also affords summer opportunities for students in the area of choral conducting and composition. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Last Updated:

November 2022