Areas of Study

Treble clefThe School of Music has a faculty of nationally and internationally recognized performing artists, composers, scholars and master teachers, in addition to full- and part-time lecturers who are specialists in their fields. The faculty serves a student body of approximately 300 undergraduate and 150 graduate music majors, as well as hundreds of non-music majors who are pursuing music minors, taking classes or participating in one of the school's many performance ensembles.

In order to meet the needs of each student's individual academic and professional goals, the school is divided into distinct areas of study, each with its own area head.

  • Brass, Woodwinds and Percussion (orchestral)
  • Conducting and Ensembles
  • Composition
  • Jazz Studies (performance, composition)
  • Music Education (general, choral, instrumental)
  • Musicology
  • Strings (orchestral)
  • Theory
  • Piano
  • Voice

In addition, two minors are offered to both music and non-music majors.

  • Music minor
  • Music, Media and Enterprise