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Lamont School of Music

Admission & Financial Aid

Colby Carson

Welcome to the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music!

Thank you for your interest in The Lamont School of Music. Choosing a music program that will prepare you for your professional career is one of the most important decisions you can make. Lamont offers a conservatory-level education within the outstanding liberal arts University of Denver. Our program has been described as one of the most rigorous and intense music programs in the country, while maintaining a caring and supportive environment in which students are free to explore their full musical potential.

The heart of any great music school is its faculty.  Lamont's distinguished faculty of artist-teachers is dedicated to mentoring the next generation of musical leaders. Our faculty maintain active performing, composing and research careers, in other words - they continue to practice what they teach. The student-teacher relationship is paramount when choosing a music school and we believe strongly in giving those relationships the time necessary to grow.

We would be delighted to have you visit The Lamont School of Music during your decision making and application process.

  • Schedule a visit with University Admissions, and let them know that you are interested in visiting Lamont as well.
  • Our Admission Events page includes information about special events and college fairs on and off campus.
  • Also, Lamont offers over 250 performances each year, most of which are free and open to the public – please see our listing of upcoming Concerts & Events.

Located just 10 minutes from Downtown Denver, The Lamont School of Music is housed at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. This beautiful facility features the impressive Gates Concert Hall, Hamilton Recital Hall, Williams Recital Salon, 40 loft and virtual practice rooms, and a state of the art recording studio. Lamont is also recognized as the 27th 'All Steinway School'.

Applying to college can be a daunting task. We are here to help assist you through the process. This website contains a wealth of information pertaining to studying here at Lamont. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Admission.

I am pleased that you are considering Lamont, and we look forward to welcoming you to our campus!

Warm Regards,

Colby Carson
Director of Admission
Lamont School of Music