Mission and Vision


The mission of the department of music is to:

  • Foster creativity
  • Inspire life-long learning
  • Support and enhance student musicianship
  • Provide leadership in music education
  • Engage students with current trends in music
  • Serve the UA Little Rock community, our city, and the surrounding region


The music department is a learner-centered department that provides student engagement through: quality instruction, practical application through experience and performance, and opportunities to interact with current national and global research methods and trends


The department shares the university’s vision to become a top-tier institution within our region. Towards that end, we intend on growing our student population and growing our curricular options to meet and better serve the Little Rock and Central Arkansas communities.