Music

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.


UWF Honor Band will be Feb. 27-Feb. 29, 2020.

First Annual UWF High School Honor Band

Thank you for your interest in the first annual University of West Florida 2020 High School Honor Band! The purpose of the UWF Honor Band is to provide a premier musical experience for students in the Panhandle and surrounding areas. At the UWF honor band, students will participate in sectionals with UWF faculty and rehearse as an ensemble for three days. This experience will culminate in a concert performance! 


Our guest conductor for the 2020 UWF High School Honor Band will be Dr. Courtney Snyder, associate director of bands at the University of Michigan.

DATES: 

Thursday, February 27 - Saturday, February 29, 2020

The sectionals, rehearsals, and performance will take place at the University of West Florida. Check-in will begin on Thursday, 2/27 at 3:00pm followed by master classes, dinner, and the first combined rehearsal. The 2020 schedule is TBD and details will be released soon.

 

Visit the UWF Honor Band page for more information! 


 

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



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

Faces of the Argo Athletic Band

Argo Athletic Band members represent a variety of majors across UWF. Meet some of the faces of the UWF Argo Athletic Band!  

Faces of the Band

Auditions and Scholarships

August 23 is final audition date for the 2019-2020 academic year. View more information on music auditions and scholarships.

Auditions and Scholarships

UWF Honor Band, Feb. 27-29

The purpose of the UWF Honor Band is to provide a premier musical experience for students in the Panhandle and surrounding areas, February 27-29, 2020. 

UWF Honor Band

A piano sits on stage.

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.

UWF Center for Fine and Performing Arts