Dr. Grier Williams School of Music
Our school 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.
UWF announces gift to create a School of Music
The University of West Florida announced a gift to rename the Department of Music. An anonymous contribution has established the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music in memory of the first chair of the music department.
“This gift is transformational for our music students,” said Dr. Sheila Dunn, associate professor and director of the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music. “It will put UWF on the map, creating visibility and recognition for our faculty and students.”
Read more at news.uwf.edu.
A Message from Dr. Sheila Dunn, Director of the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music
The Faculty and I are very excited to begin classes this spring. We are thrilled to welcome our new freshman and transfer students. Returning students, we can't wait to see you all again soon.
I hope this message finds each one of you focused on safety and good health. We strongly encourage everyone to protect themself and each other by getting the COVID-19 vaccine. I want to emphasize the need for flexibility and shared responsibility as we continue to navigate surges in COVID-19.. I urge you to review UWF's Mission, Vision, and Values. I also want to remind all of us that there is a wealth of information on UWF's Coronavirus website.
Students may pursue a Bachelor of Music in Performance, a Bachelor of Music Education, a Bachelor of Arts in Music and an Outside Field, and a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Arts Administration.
- Music performer
- Music educator
- Arts administrator
Wed, 08 Sep 2021 13:30:00 GMTWed, 08 Sep 2021 13:30:00 GMTCouple’s love of music honored through gift in excess of $8.5 million to UWF
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMTThu, 27 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMTDonor gifts $150,000 to support UWF Department of Music students, honor director of strings
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:34:57 GMTMon, 09 Sep 2019 13:34:57 GMTUWF Seligman First Amendment Lecture Series events delve into how freedom of speech impacts media, music
UWF Argo Athletic Band
The Argo Athletic Band is the premier performing ensemble at UWF athletic events, playing at all home football and basketball games. In addition to athletic events, the band occasionally performs at community events.
UWF Argo Athletic Band
Argo Athletic Band: Sights and Sounds
Argo Athletic Band members represent a variety of majors across UWF. Meet some of the faces of the UWF Argo Athletic Band!
Sights and Sounds
Auditions and Scholarships
August 23 is final audition date for the 2019-2020 academic year. View more information on music auditions and scholarships.
UWF Honor Band
The purpose of the UWF Honor Band is to provide a premier musical experience for students in the Panhandle and surrounding areas.
UWF Center for Fine and Performing Arts
UWF's Center for Fine and Performing Arts specializes in showcasing the artistic, theatrical and musical work of UWF students.