Faculty of distinguished performers
The School of Music offers a personalized and opportunity-based approach to educating musicians, featuring a faculty of distinguished performers (nationally and internationally), teachers, scholars, and mentors with experience in all styles of music.
Advance your profession of inspiring a love for music in education. As a culmination of your program, you will develop a portfolio that demonstrates your accomplishments, thinking processes, research methodology and direction for future careers or study.
Driving the future of music education
Our graduates hold positions in music leadership across the country. As a result of innovative practices driving the future of music education, our alumni are routinely recognized for teaching excellence.
Graduate student support
Our Office of Graduate Studies connects you with opportunities for professional development, scholarships, and graduate assistantships. They also foster our graduate student community through Peer Mentorship and the Graduate Student Board.
Our performance season
Attend and engage in our Faculty Concert Series; the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra; Scholarship Gala; Chamber Singers; University Chorale; Concert Band; our annual musical; opera; ensembles of jazz, vocal jazz, winds, and composers; as well as student recitals, masterclasses, and performances by internationally known guest musicians.
Scholarships offer financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. We encourage students in graduate degree programs to apply for scholarship opportunities.
Connect with us
Our monthly Graduate Information Sessions are an excellent way to learn more about the benefits of our program, as well as our admissions and financial process.
Our graduate admissions counselors are here to answer your questions about the admissions process, our academic programs, and student support services.
Admission information: Masters of Music in Music Education
We accept applications on a rolling basis and review them continuously.
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