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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.
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.
Katie Ruff, Alexis Arthur, and Joanna Kim were the winners of this year's Peggy Friedmann Gordon Music Competition.
TU welcomed nearly 100 string students to campus for our first High School Honor Orchestra Festival
A behind-the-scenes look at the Department of Music's regional premiere of Michael Ching's breath-based opera