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UNI School of Music

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Welcome Prospective Students!

Welcome to the School of Music at the University of Northern Iowa! I am very excited to inform you of the many successes of our students, graduates and faculty at UNI. The School of Music is recognized as one of the finest music schools in the Midwest. You will be impressed with the “Tradition of Excellence” that is celebrated through our outstanding performances, stimulating classes and quality music studies.

Educational experiences at UNI include personal attention to build skill and technique and excellent facilities (including the newly renovated Russell Hall and recently opened Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center) to promote studies. You will experience abundant opportunities to broaden and showcase your individual talent. Leading artists visit UNI each year and give students access to the finest talents in the world. Students compete and perform nationally and internationally. Also, the School is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

For decades, the School of Music has been a leader in music education with the largest number of graduates teaching in Iowa. Our performances majors have been accepted into the best graduate schools in the country and are performing professionally around the world. UNI School of Music liberal arts majors have entered the corporate world -- obtaining very successful positions. Overall, our students have received an outstanding education at UNI that has allowed them to pursue fulfilling and exciting careers opportunities.

Please plan to visit us at UNI in the near future. Follow the links to the left to find out more about life on campus, scholarships and more. You will be impressed and welcomed by our faculty members and students.

Sincerely,

John Vallentine