About the School of Music

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Lone tuba stand among the columns outside the Old Capitol.

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.