Department of Music

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  • Beam Music Center

    The Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center features the music library, the Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, a full recording studio, and large band and choir rehearsal rooms.

  • Student Performing

    An undergraduate cellist performing. Music majors have the opportunity to perform solo recitals and with ensembles.

  • Memorial Organ

    The Maurine Jackson Smith Memorial Organ, located in the Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall.

  • Marching Band

    The UNLV Marching Band performs at a Rebel football game.

  • Playing Instrument

    A student learning a new chord during guitar class. The Department of Music offers courses, ensembles and private lessons in a variety of instruments.


The Department of Music offers excellent undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students pursuing careers in composition, conducting, jazz studies, music education, and performance. More than 400 music majors study under the guidance of dedicated artist/performers, master teachers, and respected international scholars. We invite you to explore this website and examine the myriad of opportunities for musical study available to all UNLV students.