Each year, students from across the United States and more than three dozen countries choose to study at the University of Miami Frost School of Music.
They are attracted to the Frost School because of the fine music education they know they will receive. And each year, prospective employers hire the School’s graduates because of their superb professional training.
It is no wonder that students and professionals alike regard the Frost School of Music in such high esteem. The Frost School enjoys a reputation as one of the most comprehensive and innovative music schools in the nation.
More than three dozen degree, certificate, diploma, and international exchange programs offer something to satisfy virtually every musical interest.
Number of Students:
500 undergraduate students
210 graduate students
710 total students
Quality of Students:
Undergraduate students entering the Frost School have a competitive academic profile with an average composite SAT score of 1328.
In a typical academic year, students come from all 50 states and from 43 countries around the world.
58 full-time faculty
56 adjunct faculty
80 percent of faculty hold doctorates or the highest graduated degree in their field.
The Frost School has more than 4,500 alumni in the United States and around the world.
Maurice Gusman Concert Hall (600-seat)
Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall in the L. Austin Weeks Center for Recording and Performance (139-seat)
Rehearsal Halls and Classrooms:
Caroline Broby Choral Hall
Henry Fillmore Band Hall
Bertha Foster Memorial Music Building
Nancy Greene Symphony Hall
Arnold Volpe Building
Research and Recording Facilities:
L. Austin Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
- houses the 139-seat Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall
- houses the L. Austin Weeks Recording Studio and the Frost School’s Music Engineering program
The Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library and Technology Center
- houses the 22,500-square-foot library with sound recordings, musical theatre archives, musical scores, musical manuscripts, research collections, and e-resources
- houses the 5,200-square-foot Music Technology Center, with a Music Engineering Lab, two Keyboard/Computer Labs, a Multimedia Instruction and Learning Lab, an Electronic Music Lab, and a Media Writing and Production Lab.
Ensembles and Public Performances:
More than 350 student forums, faculty recitals, concerts, lectures, master classes, and guest artist recitals are offered throughout the academic year. Over 50 student ensembles and faculty present recitals, concerts and master classes throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Scholarships based on talent and academics, and need-based grants, are all available for qualified undergraduate students. Teaching assistantships and University fellowships are available for qualified graduate students.
The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music of the University of Miami has been an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1939.
Through a unique arrangement with a local piano dealer and Yamaha Corporation, and Steinway & Sons, the Frost School of Music receives about 30 new pianos each year. Major corporations such as Sony, Fender, Roland, IBM, Motorola, Texas Instruments, Dolby Laboratories, Cirrus Logic, and Shure, to name a few, frequently provide the Frost School with updated equipment.