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.



  • Live, or online coursework
  • Renowned faculty
  • Optimum student to teacher ratio
  • Progressive program content
  • Multi-stylistic approaches
  • High personalized instruction
  • Technical facilities
  • Extremely competitive tuition
  • Supportive peers

UMA Music your way

Degrees are available live or online. You can focus on performance, audio recording, composition, sonic arts, music education, or a mixture of everything!

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