The Department of Music offers an array of courses in theory, history and ethnomusicology designed for the major and for the general student. In addition to classroom courses, students are invited to participate in ensembles including the Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Choir, Chinese Music Ensemble and Chamber Music. Private lessons, from beginning to advanced levels, are available and are taught by some of the full-time faculty and 30 part-time faculty. Chair of the Department is Professor Nikki Melville.

Can I major in Music? Yes, a major in Music is offered.

If I'm taking private lessons, can I also take a 6-credit course the same term?  Yes, absolutely!

Topics explored: Theory, Composition, History, Ethnomusicology, Private Lessons, Instrumental and Choral Ensembles.