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.

Upcoming Performances

Penn Arab Music Ensemble

Fall Concert
Dec 7, 2023 at - | Houston Hall - Bodek Lounge, 3417 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

This concert is free and open to the public.

Penn Flutes Holiday Concert

Music in the Stacks Series
Dec 8, 2023 at - | Penn Museum - Museum Library, Level 1, 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Penn Flutes, one of the largest active flute choirs in the United States, performs holiday pieces within the first floor of the Penn Museum.

Penn Sound Collective

Dec 8, 2023 at - | Fisher-Bennett Hall - Rose Recital Hall, Room 419, 4th Floor, 3340 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Featuring new music by the University of Pennsylvania’s Doctoral student composers David Acevedo, Andrew Burke, Eliana Fishbeyn, Max Johnson, Brendan McMullen, and Susanna Payne-Passmore (with collaborator Elise Mark).