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.
Are you interested in joining our nationally recognized graduate program?
Find out how you can take the next step in your music career in one of our graduate programs.
Contact Our Admissions Team
Our team is here to make the process easier. Please reach out with any questions or concerns.
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.
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.
Our career advisors are dedicated to supporting your career and professional development.
Life at Lamont
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.Learn More
The Lamont School of Music presents more than 300 concerts every year and at least 250 of those concerts are "on us."See Event Calendar & Ticketing
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.Learn More
We encourage all prospective students to visit Lamont and DU. The Lamont School of Music offers a tour and information session daily at 12 p.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. DU also offers campus tours at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily.Schedule a Visit
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.Learn More
Alumni of the Lamont School of Music work and perform across our nation and around the world. See how our alumni are flourishing.