Music at UW-Milwaukee offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate education within a multifaceted environment of academic disciplines, and is the largest professional degree granting music department in the UW System. Located within the cultural mainstream of a thriving metropolis of over one million people, we serve the greater scholarly and musical communities through academic research, lectures and seminars, performances, and instruction. Our renowned artist faculty and alumni have active professional careers with the Milwaukee & Chicago Symphony Orchestras, Florentine Opera, Present Music, and more. Students perform as soloists, chamber musicians, and with professional Milwaukee-area ensembles while earning their degree! The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and has been a member of NASM since 1964.