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  • The University of Utah Director of Bands, Scott Hagen, to Retire

    The School of Music Director of Bands, Scott Hagen, will be retiring Fall 2020 after 29 years of service. Professor Hagen started teaching at the University of Utah in 1991, became an Associate Professor in 2002, and the Director of Bands in 2005. He teaches undergraduate and graduate conducting, and serves on numerous committees­ for the department. The School of Music will be celebrating Professor Hagen’s achievements this fall. Stay tuned for more information on the School of Music’s website,

  • A Message from the Leadership of the School of Music

    The leadership of the University of Utah School of Music is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that is unequivocal and purposeful in its rejection of racism. Please follow this link to the full statement and action items.

  • New Op-Ed in Salt Lake Tribune by Dr. Elizabeth Craft

    Sparked by her recent research for her upcoming monograph, Assistant Professor Elizabeth Craft has written an informative piece on musical theater and the 1918 flu pandemic.

  • U Music's Michie Jazz Quintet records exciting new EP

    Before they all graduated (and before COVID-19 drastically changed their final semester), they came together to record. “My favorite part of recording the EP was being able to share that space with my friends during our final year at the University of Utah. We've all worked really hard to get to where we are musically and it was really nice to see that all come together and to have something documented that demonstrates our passion for music,” vocalist Anaïs Chantal Samuels reflected.

Last Updated: 2/13/20