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.
Flannery Cunningham, Third Year Graduate in Composition and Musicology wins 2020 Hildegard Competition
Flannery Cunningham is a composer and musicologist fascinated by vocal expression, auditory perception, and the resonances of environmental sounds.
Award-winning composer, Jennifer Higdon (PH.D. in Composition '94), received the 2019 Creative Spirit Award for her life-long commitment to and excellence in the arts.
Charles Crichton Shrader: “‘The Labor of the Madman’: Charlatanry at the Piano.”
Deirdre Loughridge has been awarded a membership at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ for her book project Sounding Human.