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UNLV School of Music - Black Lives Matter Statement

The School of Music stands with those who have suffered abuse of power, and we strive to seek meaningful change. Recognizing that verbal protest is only a first step, we commit to thoughtfully examine our own efforts and actions and to expand our knowledge of the history of injustice.


The School of Music invites prospective students to audition/interview for our undergraduate and graduate degree programs on the following dates:

  • December 12, 2020
  • January 23, 2021
  • February 19, 2021 (voice students only)

Additional dates may be available depending on upcoming openings in the various instrument/vocal performance studios.

All auditions will be virtual, utilizing either video submissions or live Zoom auditions, depending on the division.

Video Submission only: Percussion, Jazz and Commercial Music, Strings, Conducting, Wind Band Studies, Woodwind, Brass

Video Submission and Zoom interview: Voice

Video Submission and live virtual auditions: Keyboard

Academic Programs

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Performance Calendar

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Ensembles & Faculty

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What's Happening

Articles and Releases

In the News

Las Vegas Review Journal
Feb. 9, 2021

Just days before her death, Mary Wilson was in remarkably high spirits.

Feb. 9, 2021

Most people like watching the commercials during the Super Bowl, and this year there's an extra incentive for viewers in Las Vegas to tune in. A local singer will have his voice heard in one of the ads!

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
Feb. 9, 2021

A 19-year-old UNLV sophomore's voice was showcased during Super Bowl commercials.

Feb. 8, 2021

TikTok users will hear a familiar voice among the Super Bowl commercials on Sunday — Christian Shelton, the 19-year-old Las Vegas college student who has racked up millions of likes on the platform for his rousing covers of pop songs.

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