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.
The University of Michigan-Flint is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Department of Music is recognized for its performances, creative and collaborative students and faculty, and intellectually rigorous programs of study. 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.
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Keeping music alive and well in the Flint community, former UM-Flint Music students are making waves with their virtual performances of rock and roll tunes. Check out UM-Flint’s Bruce Horn, Paul Owsinski, and Aaron Reinhardt, with former MSU student Doug Wilson, playing “Don’t Fear the Reaper.” You can also hear them play David Bowie's Under Pressure by selecting here.
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