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

Orpheus Uncovered: Baroque Opera

Apr 15, 2020 at - | Annenberg Center, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut Street

Orpheus Uncovered: A Baroque Pasticcio The Department of Music is pleased to present a musical-theatrical performance integrating the results of four courses and capitalizing on various expertises present among Penn's

Music in the Stacks: Penn Chamber

Apr 16, 2020 at - | Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

In a collaboration with the Penn Music Department, the concert series "Music in the Stacks" will feature students from the Penn Chamber performing in the Van Pelt Library. Please return soon for more details about the…

Jazz Combos

Apr 16, 2020 at - | Rose Recital Hall in Fisher-Bennett Hall, Room 419, 3340 Walnut Street

The Department of Music is pleased to present Penn Jazz Combos under the direction of Dr. Matthew Clayton.    Program TBA   This event is free and open to the public.