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With a world-class faculty and concert venues, the Lamont School of Music is widely recognized as a premier music performance school. Students from around the world audition to study at Lamont, where they gain the skills and experience necessary to succeed in today’s dynamic arts world. Our commitment to excellence includes a multi-genre curriculum and award-winning performers engaging with audiences from across the Rocky Mountain West.

Our students experience and participate in Denver’s unrivaled metropolitan arts environment, where professional performing arts companies offer inspiration and performance opportunities. Our graduates pursue professional careers as outstanding performing artists, composers, conductors, entrepreneurs, recording professionals and scholars.

Whether you are a prospective student, an audience member or an arts supporter, we welcome you to Lamont and invite you to explore our website.

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7:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio

300+ Performances Per Year

43/16 States/Nations Represented

“I have outstanding professors who really care about me as a human being beyond just my musical progress and my musicianship.”

Mari McCarville, BA in Music
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Our graduates are Lamont's encore around the world. They are performing on stages from The Metropolitan Opera to London's West End, editing scores for major motion pictures and conducting in concert halls from Europe to South America.

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Featured Stories

Sarah at the Met
DU Alumna Takes Center Stage at The Met

It’s the dream of every aspiring opera singer: to appear on stage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

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Lamont Winter 2020 Press Release
Lamont Winter Season 2020

The Lamont School of Music heats up the Colorado winter with a sizzling collection of faculty and guest artists presenting solo recitals and performing with the symphony orchestra, jazz and wind ensembles.

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Lamont Alum Hao Jiang Tian performs as Prince Gremin.
Lamont Honors First Distinguished Alum

The Lamont School of Music has named Chinese opera luminary Hao Jiang Tian (MA ’87) as the recipient of its inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award.

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