The Department of Music at the University of Mary Washington hosts many performing ensembles. Participation is not limited to Music majors, but some auditions are required. In addition, some ensembles

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Academic Programs

The UMW Music Department offers a wide variety of opportunities to study music--performing ensembles and applied lessons for advanced study of performance in any instrumental area, as well as classes

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Events Calendar

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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, the UMW Music Department aims...

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Music Course Offerings Music courses are divided into several categories: Music History and Literature, Music Technology, Music Theory, and Music...

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Music Scholarships

NOTE: Auditions for the Amelia B. Walford music scholarship (For intended Music Majors) will be held on February 16th, 2019 To...

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The department of Music welcomes your support for student Musicians in their studies and for bringing guest artists to the...

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Music Scholarship Auditions

for incoming freshmen music majors

Saturday, February 16, 2019


UMW Chamber Music Festival

at Gari Melchers Belmont

Feb. 23-24, 2019

Admission free, but reservations required: 540-654-1848