The Department of Music is the musical core for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and our mission is to provide diverse musical experiences for our music majors and minors, university students and the community. The Department seeks to provide a strong foundation for our degree programs, including quality curriculum in music history, theory, applied music lessons and ensemble experiences. Whether you want to teach, perform or prepare yourself for further study, take the first and most important step toward a fulfilling life in music with us.

The UWL Department of Music has much to offer you:

  • Instrumental ensembles and choirs are open to all UWL students regardless of your major;
  • Talented faculty who want to share their passion of music making with you;
  • Scholarships for majors and ensemble participation; and
  • A great community of students.

We invite you to explore our site, visit, audition...and find a tempo for your talents.

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).