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.
Vincent Kelley performed at the India Habitat Centre, Stein Auditorium on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024 as a part of an International Indo-Jazz Concert.
Eugene Lew's Impact in Experimental Music and Collaborative Ventures Highlighted in The Philadelphia Citizen
Director of Sound and Music Technology / Lecturer / Soundmaker Eugene Lew is highlighted within The Philadelphia Citizen for his vast skill set, teaching pedagogy, and collaborative approach.
Associate Professor of Music Jairo Moreno provides details about his recent publication, "Sounding Latin Music: Hearing the America's" in a recent article from Phillip Marion within Penn Arts and Sciences' Alumni magazine "Omnia."
Enjoy some clips of Penn Flutes as they play "Silent Night" from Penn Arts and Sciences alumni magazine "Omnia" to continue celebrating the holiday season.
Read about Associate Professor of Music Mary Channen Caldwell's recent work in uncovering Saint Nicholas' connection to music through her recent conversation with Penn Arts and Sciences alumni magazine "Omnia."
Echezonachukwu Nduka, PhD student in Ethnomusicology, integrates his musical and literary passions in an article from Lagos Metropolitan, describing how his poetry reflects the influence of music.
Penn Music is proud to share the recognition of Adara Jones, Undergraduate Coordinator, and Megan Webb, Academic & Financial Coordinator, in the 2023 Staff Recognition Awards.
Support PennMusic's Natacha Diels and Qiujiang Levi Lu as they each perform solo sets at the Rotunda on November 17th, presented by Bowerbird. This is a ticketed event (Pay What You Wish).
Professor Mary Channen Caldwell Publishes Article Exploring Medieval Europe nova cantica in Speculum
Professor of music Mary Channen Caldwell recently published an article in Speculum, a medieval history journal, about the emergence of new Latin songs known as nova cantica.
Recent graduate Ruthie Meadows, Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, just published her first book in the Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology series at the University of Chicago Press.
PhD Candidate Winnie Lai was one of two recipients of the 21st Century Fellowship from the Society for Ethnomusicology.