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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

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
Dec. 4, 2020

On Dec. 11, the UNLV Performing Arts Center will host a special Zoom concert featuring world-class guitarist Ricardo Cobo. It’s part of UNLV’s part of its “Live from” series.

Jul. 15, 2020

This powerful program began with the premiere of Las Vegas resident Jennifer Bellor’s 898 Hildegard, a piece for orchestra and chorus that intertwines excerpts from the medieval composer Hildegard von Bingen’s chants “O Vis Eternitatis” and “O Gloriosissimi Lux Vivens Angeli.” Next, the orchestra performed Schumann’s profound and touching Overture, Scherzo and Finale followed by Brahms’ immensely popular German Requiem featuring the Las Vegas Master Singers, UNLV Concert Singers & Chamber Chorale, and soloists Alisa Jordheim and Will Liverman.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Apr. 23, 2020

The Grammy-nominated UNLV Wind Orchestra has released its latest CD, “Quaternity.”

Las Vegas Review Journal
Feb. 21, 2020

When Clinton Williams took over as band director at Rancho High School in Las Vegas in 2013, it had almost nothing.

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