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The University of Maryland School of Music pursues engagement, entrepreneurship and inclusive excellence.

Located minutes from the nation’s capital, the University of Maryland School of Music offers rigorous training alongside the resources and opportunities afforded by one of the country’s top public research universities. In creating the next generation of artist-citizens, we are fiercely dedicated to the highest standards of artistic and scholarly excellence, diversity in curriculum and programming, robust engagement with the world, entrepreneurial thinking and problem solving and the creation of an inclusive, open and welcoming community.

Students are able to take advantage of our internationally active faculty, innovative curriculum and rich cultural environment. The academic programs we offer in music performance, education and scholarship all provide robust training alongside innovative opportunities for personal growth.

Housed within The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, the School of Music offers our students the benefit of working with visiting artists and scholars, including some of the best-known names in the field as well as many emerging thinkers. Visiting artists have included Dawn Upshaw, Gilbert Kalish, Dakha Brakha, Ravi Coltrane, Richard Goode, yMusic, St. Lawrence String Quartet, JACK Quartet and many more every year.

Director

Gregory Miller

Director, School of Music
Professor, Horn
Brass
Winds & Percussion

2110B The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2577

Leadership Team

Lori DeBoy

Associate Director for Administrative Affairs, School of Music

2110E The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-5564

Kenneth Elpus

Acting Associate Director for Faculty Affairs & Graduate Studies, School of Music
Associate Professor & Division Coordinator, Music Education
Choral Music Education
Director, UMD Treble Choir

2130C The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-5537

Gretchen Horlacher

Associate Director for Academic Affairs & Undergraduate Studies, School of Music
Associate Professor, Music Theory
Music Theory & Composition

1110D The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-9580

Aaron Muller

Senior Assistant Director for Productions & Operations, School of Music

2146 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-9954