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Phone: 207.621.3465
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Augusta, ME 04330

The Contemporary & Popular Music program at UMA is Northern New England’s preeminent modern music education resource for LIVE study and one of the top ONLINE music programs globally.

Unleash your musical potential at UMA!

Our music programs are designed to inspire, challenge, and nurture your passion for the art of sound. Whether you’re an aspiring performer, composer, educator, or music enthusiast, we have a program tailored just for you.

UMA Music your way

Our music program boasts flexibility and diversity, showcased by our many successful students and grads including a touring musician from Montana supplementing his career with adjunct teaching, a jazz guitarist from Honolulu with numerous awards, an Illinois violinist now pursuing a Master’s in Music Therapy, a retired orthopedic surgeon building a recording studio in Montana, a music education graduate who is now a Miami middle school band director, and her husband, a professional trumpet player expanding his career into Music Production.

Meet our Renowned Faculty

Our dedicated faculty members bring a wealth of experience and passion to the classroom. Learn from accomplished musicians and educators who are currently working in the Recording and Music Performance industries, and are committed to helping you reach your full potential.

Immerse Yourself in Musical Excellence

At UMA, we believe in learning by doing. Immerse yourself in our vibrant musical community through ensemble performances, recitals, and concerts. Collaborate with fellow musicians and experience the thrill of live performances!