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 Wind Ensemble

Spring Concert
Apr 1, 2023 at - | Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street

Now under the direction of Paul Bryan, distinguished educator, conductor, and performer, the Penn Wind Ensemble has been actively performing on the Penn campus for over 30 years.

Penn Flutes

Spring Concert
Apr 2, 2023 at - | Bodek Lounge in Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street

One of the largest active flute choirs in the United States, Penn Flutes includes flutists from the ranks of Penn undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the surrounding community. Repertoire spans a variety of genres from the Renaissance through Modern eras, and select members may be offered the opportunity to perform on piccolo as well as bass and alto flutes.

Fluency: The Language of Water and Who We Are

Presented by Frae-Frae: Daughter of Drexciya
Apr 8, 2023 at - | The Fairmount Water Works, 640 Waterworks Drive, Philadelphia

Frae-Frae: Daughter of Drexciya presents "Fluency: The Language of Water and Who We Are," an immersive sonic experience wading through memories, dreams, and reflections regarding how water can divide and unite, while never being defeated.