University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Department of Performing Arts

Music Division


The mission of the Music Division of the Department of Performing Arts is to cultivate a passion for musical excellence by providing the highest quality education.

The Music Division has been a member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1933.  The Division offers undergraduate degrees in performance, music education and theory/composition, as well as graduate degrees in performance and music education. 

The faculty members are highly qualified active recitalists, chamber music, conductors, and members of local professional performing organizations; most have earned the terminal degree in their field.

Affiliation with the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts provides numerous additional educational opportunities for faculty and students.


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