The University of Maryland School of Music
(officially abbreviated UM School of Music
) is a music school located in College Park, Maryland
outside of Washington, D.C.
The School of Music is the largest performing arts unit at the University of Maryland, College Park
The UM School of Music is a comprehensive music school, with undergraduate and graduate programs areas of study. The School offers the following degrees: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Master of Music (MM), Master of Arts (MA), Bachelor of Music (BM), Bachelor of Music Education (BME), and Bachelor of Arts (BA). Specializations within these degrees include composition, conducting, music education, music history & literature, music theory, and performance (piano, string, voice & opera, wind & percussion, jazz).
Academically, the UM School of Music is a constituent of the university's College of Arts & Humanities. Logistically, the School is a resident of the university's Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, a facility completed in 2001.
The University of Maryland School of Music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music
The is a program of the UM School of Music.