Summer 2020 Vocal Academy of Music Canceled

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Summer Vocal Academy of Music has been postponed until next summer, 2021. We will miss all our young singers and will look forward to seeing them in summer 2021




Welcome To Music At UM-Flint!

As part of the regional comprehensive University of Michigan-Flint, the Department of Music offers students a personalized University of Michigan experience. For nearly 40 years, the experienced faculty have created an environment that develops the very best of student talent and creativity.  Students who graduate from music programs at UM-Flint go on to outstanding careers and experiences as performers, teachers, and artistic visionaries.  At UM-Flint, you will make music as you make a foundation for your future. 

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the department is recognized for its performances, creative and collaborative students and faculty, and intellectually rigorous programs of study. Our programs are open to music majors and minors who wish to pursue undergraduate music degrees, as well as non-majors looking to participate in various performing ensembles that the Department of Music has to offer. 


Poster for the Wind Symphony Concert "Hymns of Courage"

Wind Symphony Concert "Hymns of Courage," April 13, 2020

 Join us in this celebratory concert "Hymns of Courage" featuring the works of African-American composers Milburn, Day, and Dunton. The Wind Symphony will perform in the UM-Flint Theatre on Monday, April 13 at 7:30 pm.  Special selections will honor Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks. Suggested donation $5, or free with valid UMID. 

Pat Prouty, music faculty on Composing

Jazz artist and composer Pat Prouty writes for two music libraries in Los Angeles:  Ear Parade and Crucial Music.  Prouty teaches music theory, jazz, and composition courses in the Department of Music.  

  • Department of Music's Mission

    The Department of Music serves students from a variety of musical backgrounds who are willing to demonstrate their commitment to becoming life-long musicians, challenging them to achieve excellence, and mentoring them toward their goals. To accomplish this, the department offers an extensive music curriculum as well as a rich and diverse calendar of events including concerts, recitals, clinics, and workshops, that provide opportunities for performers and audiences while promoting the university’s outreach efforts. Adopted April 29, 2013 


The University of Michigan-Flint is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA. 20190-5248.