Department of Music
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 an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and has been accredited by NASM since 1971.
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.
- Thu, 03 May 2018 14:22:47 GMTUWF Historic Trust and Polimbatree to host performance of African art, poetry, dance and song
- Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:40:34 GMTUWF Department of Music presents the Symphonic Band in its annual Film Music concert
- Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:37:43 GMTUWF Department of Music presents the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert
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.
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.
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.