Department of Music

The University of West Florida Department of Music is a NASM accredited program providing 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.

Message From the Chair

Dr. Sheila Dunn, chair, invites you to experience the many offerings of UWF's Department of Music including academic program offerings and public performances.

Chair Message

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Faculty Feature

Spaniola Creates Music, Teaches People How to Listen

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.

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Student Feature

UWF Violinist Practices Craft for Hours Each Day

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.

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