Due to COVID-19, all UConn Music events scheduled through the end of the Spring 2020 semester have been cancelled.

Please note that all SFA facilities (including the Music Building, the Music Office, and von der Mehden Recital Hall) are closed at this time.

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The Department of Music at the University of Connecticut offers intensive degree programs to prepare individuals for the numerous careers in music.
Our goal is to provide the finest professional training through classroom and studio instruction.



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von der Mehden Recital Hall is the home of nearly one hundred and thirty concerts and events presented annually by the faculty, ensembles, students, and guests of the Department of Music and other entities of the University of Connecticut. Located at 875 Coventry Road in Storrs, von der Mehden seats 470 and has audio and video capabilities to host lectures, panel discussions, and conferences.

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Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts is the largest college-based presenting program in New England. Each season, Jorgensen events attract more than 70,000 students, faculty and staff from the University of Connecticut, as well as residents from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Jorgensen presents 25-30 nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and ensembles annually, ranging from classical music to world music and dance, classical and contemporary dance, comedy, family programming and contemporary entertainment.

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