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 Symphony Orchestra: Primosch, Verdi, Puccini & Rachmaninoff

Feb 22, 2020 at - | Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street

We continue our migration journey to stateside featuring our very own Penn faculty member, Professor James Primosch.  Written in 2005, Variations on a Hymn Tune uses a Welsh tune to compile a set of variations.

Peter Evans & Levy Lorenzo

Mar 18, 2020 at - | University Lutheran, 3637 Chestnut Street

Bowerbird is pleased to presented the duo of Peter Evans (trumpets) & Levy Lorenzo (percussion/electronics).

Music in the Stacks: Fresh Flute Weekend, part one

Mar 20, 2020 at - | Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, Main Lobby, 3420 Walnut Street

Penn Flutists perform duos and quartets in the Van Pelt Library's main lobby. This program will feature a new piece called Traveling for alto and C flute, and then a quartet by Casterede called Flutes en Vacation.