Department of Music

The Department of Music offers a comprehensive program that includes both undergraduate and graduate studies. Committed to providing a sound liberal arts and sciences education to a diverse student population, the department offers a broad range of musical opportunities to majors, minors, and non-majors in a learning environment supported by an excellent and diverse faculty.

The department stresses the development of musical, communication, and technological skills, creativity, artistry, intellectual curiosity, and teacher preparation through instruction, performance, and original work encompassing Western art music, jazz and related popular styles, and music of other cultures.

As one of six departments in the College of Fine Arts & Communication, the Department of Music strongly encourages the interaction of the arts. It enriches the cultural life of the region through its scholarship; concerts by students, faculty, and distinguished guests; and lectures and other public presentations.

The Department of Music of Towson University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the Maryland State Department of Education.

Information for Prospective Students

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Experience the Department of Music

Thinking about majoring in music? Schedule a shadow day and visit the TU Department of Music on a day of your choice. Attend classes, take a lesson, sing or play in our ensembles, meet faculty and talk to current students.

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View this video to learn more about what it's like to be a student in the Department of Music: