Raising the bar for a music degree
UAF offers a full range of music degree programs that prepare for successful careers performing and teaching music. Our students will be enriched by the diversity of their peers, the artistry and scholarship of the faculty, and the resources of the University at large. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Music reflects the diverse and rich culture of Alaska with a heritage of artistic and academic excellence. The Department also develops musicians and educators ready to become tomorrow's cultural leaders—those who will help shape the course of music not only in Alaska, but nationally and worldwide.
An audition is required for all new students seeking to enter a music degree program. Click here to learn about a degree in music.
There are many scholarship opportunities for music students at UAF. Click here to find music scholarship opportunities.
March 16, 2022
The UAA and UAF departments of music will collaborate on a live-streamed performance on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. "Unity, Diversity & Harmony: A Performance of Music Theater Excerpts," is a collaboration between the UAA and UAF opera workshop ensembles.
December 24, 2021
The Music Department’s second annual Jolly Jamboree, to be held Thursday, Dec. 23, at 6:30 p.m. on YouTube will raise funds for UAF students to attend young-artist programs around the world.
Department of Music Contact Information
1708 Tanana Loop
Fine Arts Complex, Music Wing, Room 201A
Fairbanks, AK 99775
PO Box 755660
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5660
Steve and Cynthia Holmberg Choral Director Endowed Chair
Professor of Voice
Office: Fine Arts Complex, Music Wing, Room 201 C
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Gruening Building, Room 503 G
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College of Liberal Arts
Gruening Building, Room 503 F
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