Due to COVID-19, our physical office is closed. However, all classes will be held online and instructors and staff are working remotely. We recommend email or Canvas to reach instructors and email or phone for departmental business.

Visit the University's COVID-19 Response page

Marching Band: Please ensure that you have enrolled in the appropriate course in WINGS (freshmen enroll in MUS 100). If you have not done so already, please register at www.uwlax.edu/semb as soon as possible. This will ensure that you receive information regarding band camp.

Jazz Ensembles: Please ensure that you have enrolled in the appropriate course in WINGS (freshmen enroll in MUS 134). All enrolled students received an email from Dr. Erickson with audition information and materials - please email jerickson@uwlax.edu if you did not receive the email or have questions.

Wind Ensemble: Please ensure that you have enrolled in the appropriate course in WINGS (freshmen enroll in MUS 140). For Fall 2020, there will be no auditions for wind and percussion players. Please contact Dr. Justin Davis at jdavis2@uwlax.edu with any questions.

Orchestra (string players only): Please ensure that you have enrolled in the appropriate course in WINGS (freshmen enroll in MUS 156). For Fall 2020, players in the wind and percussion sections should register for Wind Ensemble and plan to participate in chamber groups both in person and as a hybrid course this fall.  Please contact Dr. Justin Davis at jdavis2@uwlax.edu with any questions.

Concert Choir: Please ensure that you have enrolled in the appropriate course in WINGS (freshmen enroll in MUS 106). All enrolled students will receive an email regarding the audition process by August 15.

If you have questions about the class enrollment process or need assistance, please contact Nicole Novak at nnovak2@uwlax.edu.

We look forward to seeing you this fall!

 

OUR MISSION: WHERE TALENT BECOMES ARTISTRY

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.

By clicking on the RECRUIT ME button above, you can provide information about your musical interests and Music Directors and Faculty will be in touch!

Use Recruit Spot to get your information to faculty and

  • Complete questionnaires with just one click
  • Access and update your information at any time
  • Arrange for your audition into the music program for music majors and minors (ensemble auditions are scheduled during late August/early September)
  • Upload and share videos and recordings with faculty

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