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Welcome to the University of Rhode Island Music Department!

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. 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.