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.
ON VIEW: Mocrep + Natacha Diels presented by Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA)
Erik Broess, a doctoral candidate in musicology, studies how electric guitar gear influences the kinds of music guitarists create—and the kinds of music histories that get shared.
The Penn Music Department congratulates Dr. Tyshawn Sorey on his feature in The New York Times Magazine.
We are pleased to announce that Keisuke Yamada, a recent recipient of the Ph.D.
Read what Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns has to say about the new work of George Crumb, which premiered Sunday, December 13 in a Philadelphia Chamber Music Society livestream concert by pianist Marcantonio Barone.
4th-year graduate student in Composition, Flannery Cunningham, wins 2020 Copland House Residency Award.
4th-year Ethnomusicology student, Katherine Scahill, has been awarded the 2020 SEM 21st Century Grant for her work entitled, “Voice and the Gendered Politics of Spiritual Authority in Thai Buddhist Modernity.”
“Carthage”, the all-Primosch cd released by The Crossing earlier this year, has been nominated for the 63rd Annual Grammy Award for Best Chora