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A look at the School of Music during 2020-2021

This year has been a testament to how artists adapt and thrive in their ever-changing environment. The University of Utah School of Music is dedicated to helping students navigate through this challenging time while prioritizing their safety. The ways students are creating and performing music has changed, but their drive and quality of their craft continues to grow as they become career-ready, experienced performers.

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  • Early Music Ensemble & Performance Practice Seminar Part of EMA's Virtual Young Performers Festival

    The School of Music Early Music Ensemble and Doctoral Performance Practice Seminar are featured this week as part of Early Music America’s 2021 Virtual Young Performer’s Festival, which is hosting fourteen collegiate and pre-college ensembles from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Bolivia.

  • YOU DID IT! Congrats Class of 2021

    After a tumultuous year, we are excited to celebrate your achievement more than ever. Here's what you need to know about Convocation.

  • Student Composers Create the Sound of Art

    What does a painting sound like? For PhD music composition student Zheng Zhou, it sounds like the Grand Canyon. Zheng is one of ten students in the U’s School of Music composition program who wrote original works of music this year in response to artworks at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA).

  • Barbara Ralphs, beloved Department of Music staff, dies at 102

    For close to three decades, Barbara Ralphs was the glue that held the U Department of Music together. The administrative assistant to five Department of Music chairs, students, faculty, and staff across campus universally relied on her when something needed to be done.

Last Updated: 6/8/21