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

Vivaldi: Juditha Triumphans

Performance by Tempesta di Mare with Penn Colloquium Musicum and Soloists Meg Bragle (Artist in Residence), Kirsten Sollek, Rebecca Myers, and Gabriela Estephanie Solís
Mar 16, 2024 at - | Irvine Auditorium - Main Hall, 3401 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Vivaldi’s dramatic oratorio about Judith’s triumph over a siege in biblical Judea, composed for the star power of the all-female musicians of baroque Venice’s Pietà orphanage.

An Evening of Italian Madrigals

Mar 22, 2024 at - | Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center - Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Kislak Center, 6th floor, 3420 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Blue Heron vocal ensemble performs 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.