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View of the student commons in Voxman Music Building.
A Culture of Creativity.
Big Ten academic experience with conservatory-level musical training.

About the School of Music

It’s hard to find a School of Music that delivers so many opportunities all within an undeniably individualized and inspirational setting. The University of Iowa School of Music’s new facilities and rich legacy of programs will put you at the center of dynamic and career-changing academic, performance, and leadership opportunities. Here, you will do more than just learn about music; you will be part of it.

You will work side-by-side with highly trained faculty mentors who are internationally recognized artists, scholars, and teachers. You will have full access to a new state-of-the-art building that features a 700-seat concert hall, group and individual rehearsal spaces, classrooms, and more. And you will be exposed to the latest innovations and advancements of a dynamic and affordable public research university set within a city recognized as an international leader in the arts. Come see for yourself how we’re composing futures—one trombone player, one opera singer, one composer, one music educator, one music therapist, and one scholar at a time.

The University of Iowa has been an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1924 as a charter member of the organization.
The Association can be reached via the following:

National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
(703) 437-0700 Phone


The School of Music is dedicated to the sustenance and advancement of musical cultures found in the academy and in society at large, recognizing the expanding character of musical arts in contemporary life and meeting the challenges of this development with imagination and positive action.