Director’s Welcome

We are excited to introduce you to the UNLV School of Music, one of the premier music and fine arts institutions in the Southwest. The School of Music offers students opportunities for musical study in a professional, artistic environment that strives to promote the highest level of artistic development according to each student’s unique strengths.

What's Happening

Articles and Releases

In the News

Verywell Mind

We all have that one friend who is shockingly adept at all things music-related. Whether they do it professionally or merely whip out their violin on special occasions, you can't help but wonder where their innate talent came from.

All About Jazz

Hailed by Count Basie Orchestra bandleader Scotty Barnhart as a “superb musician and soloist who has great technique and a refined sophistication,” Butler’s recording primarily features compositions by Bennie Green from his 1959 LP, Bennie Green Swings the Blues, and saxophonist Ike Quebec’s album, Easy Living, which also features the trombonist, and was recorded in 1962.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

Las Vegas based International Conductor, Maestro Taras Krysa returns from Ukraine Concert Tour inspiring and bringing a sense of normalcy to life during war time.

ARC Las Vegas

Interview Channel 3 Las Vegas: April 16, 2024.

Who We Are video

Academic Programs

Students playing string instruments
Students playing trumpets
Side view of female singing
Person viewing sheet music

Performance Calendar

  • The Nevada Music Teachers Association will host their annual State Conference Friday and Saturday, August 23-24. The theme is "Bach to School" and will feature faculty from state universities and colleges, Nevada School of…

School of Music on the Move


Ensembles & Faculty

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Group of string instrument players performing

The School of Music is one of the schools in the College of Fine Arts.