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Lamont School of Music 2013-2014


With its wide array of degrees and certificates, outstanding faculty and superior new facilities, the Lamont School of Music is one of the most distinguished music programs in the United States.


If the words dedication, discipline, enthusiasm and desire define your musical aspirations, then you'll find exciting opportunities at the University of Denver. The Lamont School of Music will lend resonance to your musical career, as well as surrounding you with other talented students and a rich cultural environment in Denver.

The Lamont School of Music offers MM programs with concentrations in composition, conducting, performance, and pedagogy, as well as MA programs in music theory and musicology. We also offer certificates in Suzuki pedagogy, music with concentrations in performance, conducting, orchestral studies; and artist diploma programs with concentrations in orchestral studies and conducting.

The faculty is composed of professors and instructors who actively perform, compose, publish and lecture worldwide. The Lamont School of Music is located in the Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, a 186,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility opened in 2002 and officially inaugurated in 2003. The Newman Center includes an academic building, a 225- seat recital hall, a 1,000-seat concert/opera hall and a 250-seat flexible theater. The academic building is replete with teaching studios, practice rooms (some of which are digitally enhanced as "virtual" acoustic practice rooms), large rehearsal spaces, a music library, a digital keyboard laboratory, two recording studios, an electronic music lab, classrooms with smart-to-the-seat technology and an 80-seat recital salon.