Music Department

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The URI Department of Music is one of the most vibrant and exciting at the University, dedicated to excellence in performance, teaching, and scholarship. Students from around the country come here for:

  • the quality of our curriculum and faculty
  • the vitality of our artistic community
  • our outstanding national reputation

We offer professional music degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Upcoming Events

URI Ram Marching Band, Pass in Review, Brian Cardany, director

The University of Rhode Island Ram Marching Band is a strong representative for URI Athletics, the Department of Music, and the University as a whole. The...

11/17 8pm
Amber Hosmer, Graduate Clarinet Recital

Amber Hosmer, a Graduate student at URI is giving a Recital on Saturday November 18, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Building. You will...

11/18 7pm
Opera Workshop, René de la Garza, director

The URI Opera Workshop performs scenes & and fully-staged complete operas with orchestra under the direction of René de la Garza.

11/19 3pm
Special Event: Vocal Studio Masterclass III, Rene de la Garza & Margaret Frazier, directors

URI voice students perform their repertoire in a Masterclass, Margaret Frazier will be the clinician.

11/21 12:30pm
URI Jazz Combos, Joseph Parillo, director

See URI Jazz students at their best, in an intimate setting of small ensembles.

11/28 7:30pm

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