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

Fall Concert
Dec 9, 2023 at - | Irvine Auditorium - Main Hall, 3401 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Opening the concert will be Beethoven's delightful Creatures of Prometheus overture followed by Wolf-Ferrari's Idillio Concertino, featuring world renown oboist Richard Woodhams.

Penn Samba

Fall Concert
Dec 11, 2023 at - | Houston Hall - Hall of Flags, 3417 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Please come back in the fall for more program information.

In the Salon of Pauline Viardot

Feb 16, 2024 at - | Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center - Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Kislak Center, 6th floor, 3420 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Night Music Ensemble performs with Meg Bragle for the music series Music in the Pavilion, which takes place in the beautiful sixth-floor Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion in Van Pelt Library.