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.
Presented annually to graduate students in the arts and sciences in recognition of their contributions to undergraduate teaching.
Professor Mary Channen Caldwell receives a Dean's award for Distinguished Teaching by an Assistant Professor.
This award is given to assistant professors who show unusual promise as teachers/scholars. Congratulations to Dr.
Mary Channen Caldwell, Assistant Professor of Music, was awarded an NEH Summer Stipend to support research on her book project on musical hagiography and the medieval cult of St. Nicholas in western Europe (ca.
Ania Vu, Gr'22 Discusses "What It's Like to Be a Composer During a Pandemic" in the Pennsylvania Gazette
Molly Petrilla from The Pennsylvania Gazette met with Ania Vu, Fourth Year Graduate Student in Composition to discuss her experience working over the last year, the various obstacles she faced while maintaining an active schedule and tho
Dr. Keisuke Yamada’s (Ph.D. '20 Ethnomusicology) research featured in Research at Penn 2021, Vol. 19
The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced today the 18 recipients of this year’s awards in music, which total $225,000.
Congratulations to Jacquelyn Jordan on the selection of her presentation in this year’s Penn Grad Talks, From Queen Latifah to Queen Bee: The Evolution of the Feminist Emcee .
Juan Castrillón, Sixth Year Graduate Student in Ethnomusicology has several films which are very successful!