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.
Award-winning composer and Professor of Music, James Primosch, released two new albums this spring. In the following Q&A, he talks about how he composes and the future of music performance in a COVID-19 world.
In their brand-new blog series, Annenberg Center asks five questions to discover more about artists, Penn faculty and others.
Bo kyung Blenda Im (Ph.d ’19 Ethnomusicology), named Interdisciplinary Fellow at Yale’s Institute of Scared Music
Bo kyung Blenda Im is a 2012 ISM/YDS graduate (M.A.R. in religion and music) who received her Ph.D. in ethnomusicology in fall 2019 from the University of Pennsylvania.
Young Women Composers (YWC) announces the curation of a free workshop series curated by Erin Busch, Phd graduate in composition
Young Women Composers (YWC) is proud to announce the curation of a dual-streamed, 100% free workshop series that will feature some of the most prominent and exciting voices in new music today.
The Department of Music is delighted to announce that Natacha Diels and Tyshawn Sorey will be joining our faculty this Fall.
Release of New Book by Glenda Goodman, "Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic"