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Music

Welcome to the Department of Music

At the University of Dayton, we will prepare you with essential 21st-century skills, so that you can use music to live our motto: Learn, Lead, and Serve.

The University of Dayton is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The music therapy degree is also approved by the American Music Therapy Association. Our music education degree is licensed by the State of Ohio.

Events and community engagement

Summer Performance Institutes

The department opens their doors to the community each summer with music performance programs for local high school students.

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Events

Audiences from the campus community and throughout the Dayton area can enjoy a variety of musical performances throughout the academic year.

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Organizations and Opportunities
Pride of Dayton Marching Band
The Pride of Dayton Marching Band is a show band recognized for energetic parade dances and powerful halftime performances. Members do not have to be music majors. We are proud to be one of the most diverse organizations at the University of Dayton
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Student Organizations

Our students are involved, inside and outside of the classroom. Be a part of it.

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Dunbar Music Archive

Our goal is to showcase and preserve Dunbar's literary career by giving public access to the myriad of ways his work has been presented, particularly in the musical arena.

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Dayton Opera Apprentice Program

The Dayton Opera Apprentice program is an innovative opportunity for students to expand horizons and gain experience in the field of vocal performance.

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In the News
Fine and Performing Arts 02.03.20
Pride of Dayton Marching Band to perform in 2021 St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin, Ireland

University of Dayton junior Emily Kramer has never flown on an airplane or traveled outside the U.S. That will all change in March 2021 when the Pride of Dayton Marching Band performs in the official St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin, Ireland. Kramer, a drum major, will lead the band past thousands of spectators through Dublin’s historic city center.

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Fine and Performing Arts 10.08.19
Student Translates an Oral History of Dayton to ‘Bring Back the Funk’

University of Dayton senior Caleb Vanden Eynden wants to bring the funk to Dayton-area middle and high school music curricula.

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CONTACT

Department of Music

Fitz Hall, Room 475
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2946
937-229-3936
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We invite you to contact us with questions or to schedule a tour. Please call us at 937-229-3936 or email us from the link below.

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