The University of West Florida Department of Music provides students with a high quality, personalized, undergraduate education for careers in the fields of music performance and music education. Admittance to our programs is by audition only.
The University of West Florida is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the institution has been accredited by NASM since 1971.
Dr. Sheila Dunn, chair, invites you to experience the many offerings of UWF's Department of Music including academic program offerings and public performances.
UWF's Center for Fine and Performing Arts specializes in showcasing the artistic, theatrical and musical work of UWF students. It's home to UWF performance, exhibitions and guest artists. For information on performances, exhibitions, tickets, and venue rentals, visit the UWF CFPA online.
Dr. Joseph Spaniola has spent 37 years composing and arranging music. For the last nine years he has drawn on these skills to teach students in the music department at the University of West Florida. His classes range from music theory to the history of rock ’n’ roll.
Price, a music performance major in his senior year at UWF, has been playing the violin since he was 9 years old. He plays violin in the University of West Florida Runge String Orchestra.