Areas of Study

Treble clefThe School of Music has a faculty of more than 60 professors, including nationally and internationally recognized performing artists, composers, scholars, and master teachers, in addition to over 40 full-time and part-time lecturers. The faculty serves a student body of approximately 400 undergraduate and 150 graduate music majors, as well as serving the needs of as many non-music majors who are pursuing music minors, taking classes or participating in one of the many performance ensembles.

In order to meet the needs of each student's individual academic and professional needs, 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