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Views of activities on McCorkle Place and the Old Well at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
UNC music students practice on the lawn of the idyllic McCorkle Place

Housed within the UNC College of Arts and Sciences, the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Music offers a superb music education in the context of a top-tier research university. The Kenan Music Scholar Program plays an integral part in the  Department’s vibrant musical life, embodying our unique blend of top-notch performance and academic rigor. The Department of Music’s distinctives include:

  • a distinguished faculty of more than 70 renowned performers, composers, and scholars whose expertise collectively covers continents, millennia, and the gamut of musical styles and scholarly methodologies
  • more than 20 music ensembles serving hundreds of students each year
  • a world-class music library with more than 170,000 books/scores and more than 60,000 audio/video recordings
  • an active calendar of departmental concerts, recitals, and lectures