Attention spans are at an all-time low, and the cultural tide shifts so quickly; you
have to be prepared to adjust, always — and UNCSA prepares you for that.
B.M. Violin ’09
Is the School of Music right for you?
Make a Statement
Working closely with your world-class faculty as a master-apprentice, you will gain
the skills, technique and training needed to become poised and professional musician.
Sharpen Your Craft
Our transformative conservatory experience combines intensive individual study under
artist mentors with a rich variety of performance opportunities every year, including
collaborations with other UNCSA arts schools.
Nurture Your Talent
Balancing health, time and artistic integrity is crucial here — our rigorous conservatory training is grounded in classical values while providing the technical skill needed to become a well-rouded musician.
Set Your Career in Motion
You will attend weekly master classes taught by distinguished guest artists and rehearse
and perform in state-of-the-art facilities.
Hundreds of Performance Opportunities
Alumni folk band Early Gray performs single "Half Past Eleven" live
The modern folk duo, Early Gray, features UNCSA School of Music alumni Drake Duffer and Owen Dodds. Watch them perform their single "Half Past Eleven,"
filmed live on Lake Norman, NC. Early Gray has performed in venues such as Lincoln
Center’s Clark Studio Theater and Rockwood Music Hall in New York, and the duo’s second
album is scheduled for release later in 2022.