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Music

Make music your life.

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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University Chorale

The University of Dayton Chorale is a highly motivated group of students who strive for excellence through the art of choral music. If you want to grow as a musician, learn new and challenging music, and travel within the US and abroad, audition for this phenomenal group.

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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
Faculty 04.20.21
Ohio Music Teachers Association names University of Dayton music professor commissioned composer chair and state board member

The Ohio Music Teachers Association named Stefanie Acevedo, University of Dayton assistant professor of music theory and technology, its 2021 commissioned composer chair and a state board member 一 a role where she oversees an annual project to commission a new composition by a selected Ohio composer.

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Fine and Performing Arts 03.16.21
University of Dayton music education graduates continue teaching careers in international schools amid global pandemic

Despite international travel restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, two University of Dayton music education graduates have found new international school teaching positions abroad.

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Students and Campus Life 02.15.21
University of Dayton honors six undergraduate students for research in Catholic intellectual traditions

Six University of Dayton students will be honored this month as the first recipients of the Fr. Jack McGrath, S.M., Award for Research in Catholic Intellectual Traditions, which recognizes outstanding undergraduate student research in a Common Academic Program course related to Catholic intellectual traditions.

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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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