Music at UW-Milwaukee offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate education within a multifaceted environment of academic disciplines, and is the largest professional degree granting music department in the UW System. Located within the cultural mainstream of a thriving metropolis of over one million people, we serve the greater scholarly and musical communities through academic research, lectures and seminars, performances, and instruction. Our renowned artist faculty and alumni have active professional careers with the Milwaukee & Chicago Symphony Orchestras, Florentine Opera, Present Music, and more. Students perform as soloists, chamber musicians, and with professional Milwaukee-area ensembles while earning their degree! The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and has been a member of NASM since 1964.
UWM music ensembles are open to all University students, regardless of major. Ensembles are structured to offer a wide variety of opportunities for performers of various abilities. Whatever your level of skill and interest, we have an ensemble for you!