Welcome to the University of Mary Washington Department of Music
The creative world is full of possibilities – performance, composition, research, production, sound engineering – so how do you know where you fit? Experience the full gamut of musical opportunities through the Department of Music by combining classroom education and collaboration with your professors. Couple this with the opportunity to play in department ensembles and the free time to start your own groups or write your own music and your growth will surprise you. Share great stages, listen to the voices of this century, and find your niche in the creative world. What will you discover, and who will you become?
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Awarded to incoming first-year music majors (and available for all years thereafter with successful academic progress) of outstanding performance ability; 2017 personal auditions will be held Sunday, February 19, 12:00-3:00 at Pollard Hall, room 304.
Interested in becoming a teacher? Bachelor’s in Music, Master’s of Education in Five Years!
Check out the latest news from students & faculty at UMW Music in Action
Good News! Germanna CC Students now have the opportunity to play and study music at UMW and earn credits. Don’t miss the March 1 deadline!
- Consult your Registrar for procedures
- Contact Kay Roach, UMW/Germanna Liaison for more info: email@example.com
Don’t miss these!
April 27 – UMW Guitar Ensemble Celebrates National Guitar Month, Pollard Recital Hall, room 304, 7:30 p.m.
April 28 – 11th Annual UMW Undergraduate Symposium, Hurley Convergence Center, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
April 29 – Student Composers, Spring Concert, Hurley Convergence Center, Digital Auditorium – a night of contemporary music, featuring student composers:
4-6 p. m.
Zach Payne- Fratres by Arvo Part
Cole Masaitis- Original work
Michale Prime- Anachronisitc Memories (original piece)
Levi Manuel- Sonic Depths (original piece)
Original music by Alex Rodriguez, Drake Dragone, Austin O’Rourke, Luke Payne, Sami Shaikh, Danny Arslan, Caroline Flynn, Lily Flores, Damon Dixon, Ryan Goodrich, and Shane Thin (possibly more)
All concerts are free unless noted, public welcome
Our 2016 – 2017 season features acclaimed artists!
Acclaimed artists share the stage with the Philharmonic in 2016-17, our 46th season. Not only will we host Tony Bennett and Kristin Chenoweth, you’ll also hear Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” and Copland’s Appalachian Spring…
Tickets: Call 540/654-1324 for information
Explore Music at UMW
The University of Mary Washington has been ranked among the nation’s top colleges by Money Magazine’s 2016 list of top colleges. UMW is ranked ninth among Virginia public schools and 252nd overall among the 705 four-year colleges and universities named to the list out of more than 1,500 four-year schools in the country. More info
Listen to Student Compositions
Location: located on the main campus of the University of Mary Washington in Pollard Hall. Please visit us!
The Department of Music
University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
Tel. 540-654-1012, Fax 540-654-1966.
Music Ed/Teacher Licensure: please contact Dr. Kevin Bartram (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Vocal Ensembles: please contact Dr. Jane Tavernier (email@example.com).