Department of Music

Towson University is recognized as one the finest music programs in Maryland. Our programs in music education, performance, composition, and jazz/commercial music draw outstanding students who pursue successful careers in music.

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Why study music at TU?

Have you wondered what it is like to be a music major at Towson University? Join us on October 24 for Music Major for a Day to find out!

Experience the Department of Music!

Check out our events calendar for information on performances including student recitals, ensemble performances, and streaming events.

Events Calendar

The Department of Music offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs. Our broad range of musical opportunities for majors, minors, and non-majors, in a learning environment supported by an excellent and diverse faculty, reveals our commitment to providing a sound liberal arts and sciences education to a diverse student population.

Under the guidance of expert faculty, the Department of Music provides students with pathways to excellence in performance, pedagogy, communication, and technology as required of 21st century musicians. Field experiences prepare the next generation of music educators. Students engage with a wide variety of music encompassing the European classical tradition, the creation of original work, jazz and commercial music, and the music of global cultures. Our programs overall seek to foster creativity, artistic independence, and intellectual curiosity.

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.

Statement of Solidarity

We fully support the COFAC Statement of Solidarity and Purpose and offer this discipline specific Statement of Solidarity.

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Contact Information

Department of Music

Center for the Arts, Room 3095

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Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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