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Music Minor - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: , CIP: 50.0901 Music, General)

Department of Music

226 Baird Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4700

Jonathan Golove

Tom Kolor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Karen A. Sausner
Director of Student Programs

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Academic Opportunities

Non-Major Opportunities

Students from all majors are encouraged and welcomed to join in the Department of Music ensembles.

Students wishing to take non-major instrumental lessons may do so provided they pass an audition and also participate in either the UB Symphony Orchestra or the UB Concert Band. For more information please visit 226 Baird Hall.

Practice Rooms

Practice rooms are available to any student currently enrolled in a music course. Rooms are available only during the period of enrollment. Authorization forms can be picked up in 220 Baird Hall.

Experiential Learning

Students working on special projects in connection with their undergraduate degree program may enroll in Independent Study or specially-arranged internships for credit. The Department of music has extensive experiential learning opportunities for majors, minors and non-majors.

  • UB Symphony Orchestra
  • UB Concert Band
  • UB Choir
  • UB Chorus
  • UB Jazz Big Band
  • UB Jazz Combo
  • Guitar Basics
  • One the Edge Performance
  • Arts One
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Elementary Conducting
  • Opera Studio
  • Composition Seminar
  • Dance Accompaniment
  • Contemporary Ensemble
  • Applied lessons – Vocal and instrumental
  • Music Internships
  • Recording Studio
  • Music Technology

Extracurricular Activities

The Department of Music hosts over 150 events annually, showcasing internationally recognized visiting artists and lecturers. These include concerts by all of our department ensembles, faculty recitals, the Visiting Artist Series, the Slee Sinfionetta, and various lectures and Master Classes - all open to the public.

Students have a wide variety of performance opportunities including the UB Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, Big Band / Jazz Combos, Chamber and Contemporary Ensembles, Contemporary Percussion Ensemble, Chorus, Choir and Opera Workshop. Students are also encouraged to form their own ensembles in which they can work under the guidance of the department's diverse faculty.

See the UB Student Association webpage.

Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:26