Students receive a foundation in solid traditional training as well as exposure to
advanced music technology and world music cultures.
Our curriculum is designed with maximum flexibility, allowing students to create their
own courses of study, with advisement by a faculty mentor.
Music majors may emphasize one of several areas, which include the following: Performance,
Music technology (music technology students present their work through digital media
or on the web), Composition, World music, or a combination of these.
After completing a core of lower-division courses, students focus on their preferences
in upper-division work.
Students create a senior capstone project of their own design that highlights the
skills learned in the major.
Students in our program participate in ensembles, which include: