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Prospective Students

The Lamont School of Music is a premier music performance school with outstanding programs in conducting, performance, composition and more. If you're a curious, talented and ambitious student, we can't wait to meet you.

Lamont students travel from around the world to experience our multi-genre curriculum, scholarship support and state-of-the-art facilities. With a 4:1 student-to-faculty ratio, you will have ample support and individual attention. Our incredible faculty members are both renowned performers and passionate, dedicated teachers.

With over 300 performances a year and dozens of ensembles to join, you'll be an active member of the community. Our programs are designed to engage your interests and challenge your skills in a collaborative and focused environment. 

Undergrads

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Application Portal

We're here to help every step of the way, doing what we can to make studying at Lamont a reality for you.

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Academic Programs

We offer a variety of undergraduate programs in performance, recording and production, jazz studies, composition and more. 

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    Find your Admission Counselor

    The admissions process can be stressful. The good news is we're here to help. If you have any questions along the way, please reach out.

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    Faculty and Auditioning

    Before being offered admission, you will need to successfully complete an audition or get a portfolio reviewed. View audition and portfolio requirements and meet Lamont's faculty on the studio pages.

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    Undergraduate Financial Aid

    Our Financial Aid office helps you pay for your education with scholarships, grants and student loans. A majority of Lamont students receive some sort of financial assistance.

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    Request Information

    Please reach out if you need any additional information. We want you to have the resources you need to make higher education a reality. 

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    Graduate Students

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      Admission Portal

      Are you interested in joining our nationally recognized graduate program?

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      Academic Programs

      Find out how you can take the next step in your music career in one of our graduate programs.

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      Find Your Admission Counselor

      Our admission counselors are here to make the process easier. Please reach out with any questions or concerns. 

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      Faculty and Auditioning

      Before being offered admission, you will need to successfully complete an audition or get a portfolio reviewed. View audition and portfolio requirements and meet Lamont's faculty on the studio pages.

      Find Your Studio

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      Graduate Financial Aid

      Our staff will provide you with the resources you need to understand your aid options. Lamont offers endowed scholarships as well as Graduate Teaching Assistantship positions.

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      Career Services

      Our career advisors are dedicated to supporting your career and professional development.

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    Life at Lamont

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    Newman Center for the Performing Arts

    The Newman Center for the Performing Arts is a world-class performance venue that hosts more than 100,000 audience members each season. It also houses rehearsal spaces, classrooms, practice rooms, a music library, and a professional recording studio.

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    Performances

    The Lamont School of Music presents more than 300 concerts every year and at least 250 of those concerts are "on us."

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    Student Life at DU

    Lamont is a tight-knit community of serious musicians. Additionally, as students at the University of Denver, Lamont students take full advantage of the many offerings provided by this world-class liberal arts environment. Learn about life at DU by visiting the link below. 

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    Visit Lamont

    We encourage all prospective students to visit Lamont and DU. The Lamont School of Music offers a tour and information session daily at 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. DU also offers campus tours at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily.

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    Study Abroad

    At the University of Denver, we strive to develop cross-cultural connections — and the new perspectives that come with them — by encouraging students to study and live abroad through the Cherrington Global Scholars program.

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    Alumni Profiles

    Alumni of the Lamont School of Music work and perform across our nation and around the world. See how our alumni are flourishing.

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      Lamont News

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      2018 Fall Arts Preview

      Arts lovers rejoice! Immerse yourself in DU's lively artistic scene this season with a range of musical performances, theatre productions and a variety of galleries and exhibits.

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      Baton Passes at Lamont

      Keith Ward, newly appointed director of the Lamont School of Music, plans on learning more about Lamont by listening to its faculty and students while integrating himself into the Lamont community.

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