Music

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Music students have performance opportunities from the first semester onward.

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Stellar faculty includes 19 members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Grammy winners and performing and recording artists, augmented by guests such as acclaimed DSO conductor Jaap van Zweden.

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Numerous ensembles and programs, including the Meadows Opera Theatre, provide multiple opportunities for performing on and off campus.

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Multiple degrees are offered in performance, composition, music therapy, education and more at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Student Resources

Students in the Division of Music receive personalized and individual instruction from a distinguished faculty. They also have the opportunity to participate in a range of excellent performing ensembles. SMU's location in a major cultural center, which includes the internationally acclaimed Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and the newly constructed Winspear Opera House, allows students the chance to attend performances by a range of musical groups and artists.

In addition to the professional development afforded through performance courses, classroom instruction and ensembles, the Division of Music provides important opportunities for the career expansion of its students.

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Areas of Study

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Welcome to the Division of Music

About the Division of Music

Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Departments

Ensembles

Classes

Facilities

Faculty and Staff

Dallas Resources

Student Resources

Graduate Music History Diagnostic Guide

SMU Meadows Licensed Music Rights

Workshops and Special Programs

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