Music Department Fast Facts

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  • All classes taught by faculty members
  • Faculty to music major/minor ratio of 6:1
  • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music


  • Among the most affordable universities in Wisconsin and Minnesota


  • 700-seat auditorium and a 110-seat recital hall
  • Large rehearsal hall, piano lab, MIDI lab, and ample practice rooms

World View

  • Large ensembles tour internationally once every four years


  • Minutes away from Lake Superior
  • Outdoor activities include skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and canoeing
  • The Duluth-Superior area supports a vibrant music and arts scene


  • Sought-after professional performers, music educators, and teachers
  • Many music department graduates pursue advanced degrees


  • Students have the opportunity to perform in a wide variety of ensembles