UNC Charlotte Chamber Orchestra, directed by Dr. Jonathan Govias, is the highest-level orchestral performance group.
The UNC Charlotte Opera Workshop, directed by Dr. Brian Arreola, presents a production each year. (Gianni Schicchi, 2013)
The Department offers both a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Music.
Directed by Rick Dior, the UNC Charlotte Percussion Ensemble performs each semester.
UNC Charlotte Wind Ensemble, Dr. Shawn Smith, director, is the most advanced ensemble for winds and percussion.
The University Chorale, Dr. Randy Haldeman, director, is an auditioned mixed chorus open to majors and non-majors.
The UNC Charlotte Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Will Campbell, performs big band literature from swing to the contemporary era.
The Department of Music offers an Undergraduate Certificate in Jazz.
The Spotlight Recital is an annual program that celebrates students and alumni.
Welcome to the Department of Music
The Department of Music will host a Music Major Preview on Saturday, October 17. At the Music Major Preview, high school students can explore the demands and rewards of pursuing a degree in music at any college, university, or conservatory.