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Brief History

The Department of Music Education of the University of Education, Winneba is the erstwhile National Academy of Music established in 1978. In 1992, the National Academy of Music was absorbed into the then University College of Education as the Department of Music Education. It has continued to train both music teachers and musicians. In 1995, it began to admit Secondary School leavers into the Bachelor of Arts in Education (Music) programme, which had hitherto been the preserve of already trained professional teachers.

This is association from the Department of Music Education, School of Creative Arts which was created primarily to serve as the mouth piece of all music students within the department. To assist both the department in the organizing of programs, workshop and other innovative events that will improve upon the academic life of students and be of benefit to the department.


To train and inculcate in its products the requisite knowledge and practical skills in music teaching at all pre-tertiary and tertiary levels of education in Ghana, train professional  musicians in various areas of the music industry, conduct cutting-edge research and provide administrative leadership in the arts.


The Department of Music Education shall be a centre of excellence for the training of music  educators as well as professional musicians, and be internationally recognized as a centre of excellence for research and the promotion of African Music and Dance in schools.


  • To be the mouth piece of all music students of U.E.W.
  • To unify the students of music in UEW
  • To promote professionalism among its members
  • To promote the welfare of members 
  • To collaborate with the music department of U.E.W in carrying out its programs.
  • To collaborate with other music students association in other tertiary institutions.


  1. Emmanuel Owusu       – President
  2. Erasmus Martey         – Vice President
  3. Joseph Ayesu                         – Secretary
  4. Michael Samwine        – Public Relations Office
  5. Abigail Oppong          – Financial Secretary
  6. Catherine Kyirem       – Treasurer


  • Organization of Carrier Development Workshops
  • Organization of Outdoor musical programs
  • Organization of Games and Sporting


The Department continues to be engaged in all the statutory and other functions organized in and outside the university. Expertise of lecturers is used by West African Examinations Council, National Accreditation Board, Syllabus Review of Pre-tertiary Institutions, and Adjudication of cultural performances across Ghana as well as engagements in church musical programmes. The Department hopes to open its ensembles to the University community and the Winneba Community. These will train interested kids and youth who want to play any of our various available instruments and belong to any of our ensembles: Orchestra; African ensemble; Choral ensemble; Pop Band Ensemble and Winds ensemble.

  • Successfully organized the Music film workshop to educate members on how to compose music for movies and short clips
  • Successfully organized the Creative Arts and Intellectual Property Seminar to educate members on Copyright laws and how to protect one’s creative works.
  • Successfully organized the outdoor music program (Music for You) held weekly at Central Campus
  • Assisted with the advertisement and organization of the Christmas Concert 2019 dubbed “Wondrous Sign”

Contact information:

Address: Department of Music Education, University of Education, Winneba

P.O.Box 25, Winneba, Central Region, Ghana

Tel: +233(0)502260039/+233(0)546486964

Tel: 024 532 6746/050 223 1091

Social media platforms

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  • Lunch Time Concert Series – Every Thursday 12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m.
  • Mid Week Pop Band Evening Concerts – 5:30p.m. -7:30p.m.
  • Ensemble Rehearsals: Tuesdays 3:30p.m. – 5:30p.m.
  • Mixed Chorus Rehearsals: Mondays and Thursdays: 7:30a.m – 8:30a.m.
  • Male/Female Chorus Rehearsals: Tuesdays 7:30a.m – 8:30a.m



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