• UW Music scholarship students present a recital on Feb. 12

    Public events canceled at School of Music 

    School of Music cancels public events for remainder of 2019-20 Learn more »

  • Bill Smith closeup

    Passages: William O. “Bill” Smith

    World-class musician, clarinetist and longtime School of Music professor Seattle Times Obituary »

  • Christina Sunardi with the UW's new gamelan.

    A new chair for UW Dance

    Christina Sunardi, UW Ethnomusicology, assumes new role July 1, 2020. Read more »

  • Violinist Renee Zhang

    Violinist Renee Zhang named UW President's Medalist 

    The UW Music junior was recognized for academic excellence in the 2018-19 academic year. Read more »

  • Pianist Craig Sheppard has both local and international engagements on the calendar in the coming months.

    Winter 2020 Faculty Notes

    Appointments, honors, engagements and other news from UW Music faculty. Read more »

  • Music Ed graduate students involved in the 20th year of Music Alive! in the Yakima Valley.

    Still Alive and Well

    Music Alive! in the Yakima Valley Turns 20 Read more »

  • Barry Lieberman

    Barry Lieberman to Retire

    The UW's longtime bass instructor retires in June 2020. Read more »

  • Giselle Wyers

    Faculty Spotlight: Giselle Wyers

    Catching up with the UW's head of Choral Conducting/Voice Read more »

  • Music Ed alumnus Kevin Clayton (left) was recently named Washington State Teacher of the Year by the Washington Music Educators Association (Photo: Pasco School District).

    Winter 2020 Student and Alumni Notes

    Recent news from current and former UW Music students Read more »

  • Coronavirus FAQ graphic

    Novel Coronavirus Update

    Public events at the School of Music canceled until further notice. Learn more here »

  • Mary Lynch teaching an oboe lesson online

    UW News: ‘It’s a good test'

    UW Music joins campus in a socially distant end to Winter Quarter 2020. Watch Video »

  • UW Symphony Orchestra on UW360

    UW 360 - UW Symphony Orchestra

    UWTV spotlights Director David Rahbee and students of the UW Symphony Orchestra Watch Video »

  • Bonnie Whiting, UW head of Percussion Studies, with students

    Video Spotlight: Percussion Studies

    Meet the UW's new head of Percussion Studies, Bonnie Whiting Learn more »

  • Ensemble Dal Niente Apophenia

    Second Inversion: Apophenia

    Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente performs piece composed by UW Music faculty member Huck Hodge Watch Video »

  • Beethoven Back to Back 2015

    Beethoven: Back to Back

    Robin McCabe & Maria Larionoff's Nov. 15 performance featured on UWTV Watch Video »

  • UW360 Meet Me In Seattle

    UWTV: Meet Me In Seattle

    UW360 Highlights three international UW Music students and their stories Watch Video »

  • Partch Instruments

    Video Spotlight: Harry Partch Instruments at UW

    Research Associate Charles Corey introduces instruments of American composer Harry Partch Watch Video »

  • Improvised Music Project Tyrant Lizard

    Video Spotlight: Tyrant Lizard performs Stegosaurus

    UW Jazz Studies students from the Improvised Music Project gear up for IMPFest VII Watch Video »

  • Indigo Mist CD image

    Music is our Research

    Recent recordings and publications by School of Music faculty and students Learn more »

  • KUOW Podcast: The Great War, set to music

    Robin McCabe's WWI series puts music in historical context. Hear more »

  • Harry Partch instruments at the UW

    Partch on Partch: "I am a philosophical music man."

    Who was Harry Partch and why did he build those strange instruments? Learn more »

  • Percussion section

    Area Spotlight: Percussion Studies

    The UW Percussion program prepares students for 21st Century music careers. Watch video »

  • Bombango

    Bomba + Fandango = Bombango

    UW Ethnomusicology and winter quarter visiting artist Pablo Rivera instigating cultural exploration. Watch video »

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