UMass Lowell has one of the most distinguished music programs in the region, nationally recognized for its innovative offerings and successful alumni. Students looking for a top-notch academic experience that will complement an exemplary music education will find all that and more at UMass Lowell.
The Music Department's faculty is composed of talented professional musicians who pride themselves as skilled music educators.
The admission requirements for the department are rigorous and reflect the the high standards expected from students. Admission to all music programs involves several steps, including an audition process and examination. In addition, Composition for New Media requires an entrance portfolio be submitted. Retention in the music program also requires a unique set of conditions, such as involvement in performance groups and recitals. See the General Requirements page.