We offer undergraduates the opportunity to major or minor in music, affording students across the university access to first-rate faculty and providing performance opportunities in a wide range of ensembles. Our graduate programs in composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, and music theory have produced leading scholars and award-winning artists.
Mauro Calcagno, Associate Professor of Music with a secondary appointment in Italian Studies, is interviewed by Penn Today regarding the show of an It
The Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress has awarded commissions for new musical works to seven composers.
Mary Channen Caldwell was interviewed for the New Books Network about her new book Devotional Refrains
Of the 2022–2023 Wolf Humanities Center Research Fellows, we're ECSTATIC to see the Music Department represented by Assistant Professor of Music, Mary Channen Caldwell; Ph.D.
Mary Channen Caldwell, Assistant Professor of Music, brings together over 400 devotional Latin refrain songs from the Middle Ages in her new book, the first to explore the medieval refrain in song outside of vernacular contexts.
“[Tyshawn Sorey] was the composer of the year…an artist at the nexus of the music industry’s artistic and social concerns.”
—The New York Times