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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.

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In the News

KSNV-TV: News 3
Nov. 28, 2022

Who's ready to listen to some jazz music?

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
Sep. 16, 2022

It has been more than six months now since the war in Ukraine began. Following it from the beginning, Taras Krysa, the Director of Orchestras at UNLV. FOX5 spoke to the professor and conductor the day Russian troops pushed into Ukraine while he was still in disbelief it actually happened. After traveling to the country, Krysa now he believes Ukrainian forces are finally starting to prevail.

DatingAdvice.com
Sep. 7, 2022

Taking your partner somewhere special on a date is a wonderful way to show you care. You show your ability to put in effort, think outside the box, and make the time you spend together as unique as they are. But as a college student, you may not have the money or even the transportation to do many of the typical activities one would expect on a nicer date. The expense of going to fancy restaurants, concerts, and other shows on a regular basis is likely unsustainable. This is especially true for college students in a city like Las Vegas, where many of the local shows and productions are intended for vacationers willing to spend a good deal of money.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
Mar. 28, 2022

Conducted by Ukrainian-born Taras Krys, UNLV Symphony Orchestra performs "For Ukraine" concert on March 27.

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