Advancing Musical Careers
Designed to meet the needs of professional performers, composers and studio or school music teachers, this program is for those who want to pursue the curriculum as a terminal professional program or as a foundation for doctoral study. Receive rigorous instruction from a first-class faculty in a concentration that best fits your area of interest.
$30,000 – $100,000
Teach as a graduate teaching assistant in music theory, aural skills, music history, and applied instruction.
Teach and develop your pedagogy skills through our Preparatory Division, which offers exceptional pre-college music instruction to the community.
Perform in master classes with renowned musicians, including artists from the Auditorium Chamber Music Series, a series that presents some of the world's finest chamber ensembles on campus.
Perform with one of our 20-plus large and small ensembles. We produce over 150 concerts per year!
Participate as a performer, presenter, listener, intern or volunteer in the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, a four-day event which draws hundreds of top jazz artists and spectators from around the world to the University of Idaho each year.
- Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI)-Sigma Zeta Chapter - the international fraternity for women in music
- Phi Mu Alpha - a music fraternity for men
- National Association for Music Education: NAfME, University of Idaho Chapter
- Pi Kappa Lambda - an honorary music society
- Student Advisory Board – School of Music student government as liaison between students and music administration
Disney All-American College Band
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Dynamix Academy of Music and Dance (Shanghai)
Interlochen Center for the Arts
School of Music Internships include arts management, choral administration, jazz festival audio technician, jazz festival site management and production management