School of Music
UNCSA Wind Ensemble


Where the future of art and artist align.

High School, Undergraduate and Graduate Music

Music Alum
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.
Jessica McJunkinsB.M. Violin ’09

Is the School of Music right for you?

Music student playing clarinet
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. 

Music students posing together
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.

Music students playing drums
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-rounded musician. 

Music student playing an oboe
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.

Alumni folk band Early Gray

Discover how powerful your talent can become.