From the Chair

Greetings! Music is absolutely central to the human experience, and at the University of Mary Washington we believe that a vibrant musical community should be at the heart of a dynamic liberal arts institution. Music teaches us as it moves us; more than this, it’s just such great fun. Consonant with the institution’s student-centered focus, […]

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Courses

Music Course Offerings Music courses are divided into several categories: Music History and Literature, Music Technology, Music Theory, and Music Performance.  Music History and Literature course offerings will be found under the 4 letter code of MUHL in the course listings. 151 – Great Musical Masterworks (3) An introductory level course that follows a“great books” approach. […]

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Music Scholarships

NOTE: Audition recordings for the Amelia B. Walford music scholarship (For prospective students intending to major in music) are due by March 1, 2021. Click here for details. Over the years, UMW alumni and other benefactors have given generously to support students involved in music here. There are more than twenty named music scholarships which specify a […]

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Donate

The department of Music welcomes your support for student Musicians in their studies and for bringing guest artists to the community. The generous donations of our Friends of Music help make possible scholarships to our music students. On UMW Giving Day (March 19, 2019), we kick-off our new #ChangingKeys campaign to replace our entire fleet of pianos.  […]

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