Play Your Part

As a music student at URI, you’ll enjoy all the advantages of a small school, combined with big school opportunities for performance and study. You’ll take courses on music theory and musicology, explore questions of musical meaning, and perform in or attend any of over 100 concerts and recitals annually, both on and off campus.

Why Music at URI?


Inspiration and Support
Here you’ll join an intimate community of professionals who care about your success. You’ll work with distinguished faculty whose wide range of experiences and accomplishments will inspire you, and no matter where your musical goals take you, they will partner with you on your journey.

Endless Performance Opportunities
Performing is an integral part of our program, with a wide range of ensembles for you to choose from. We offer bands, orchestra, choirs and opera, jazz ensembles and all sorts of chamber music groups, for a full schedule of recitals, concerts, festivals, and more.

Plenty of Options
At URI, you can choose where your love of music will take you. We offer a B.A. in Music that you can combine with another major, a Bachelor of Music that prepares you to become a professional musician, music educator, or music therapist, a minor in Music, as well as M.M. programs in both performance and music education.


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