Department of Music


Mission and Vision


The Department of Music prepares students for careers in music and offers diverse musical experiences to all, enriching the musical fabric of our university and community, regionally and globally.

We accomplish this through a nationally accredited curriculum that emphasizes creativity, individual student learning and vibrant performance opportunities fostered by highly experienced and accessible faculty.


We believe music is a vital human experience. We have the highest expectations of students and faculty and are committed to their growth and development. Our programs are founded in artistry and scholarship and prepare students for the future. These values ensure that music will be performed, created, studied and taught with excellence.