The Department of Music offers a Bachelor of Music degree with concentrations in performance
or composition, a Bachelor of Science degree in music education, and a liberal arts
Bachelor of Science degree in music. The department also offers minors in music and
music industry to students across Towson University. All music majors and the minor
in music are screened, requiring an audition for entry.
Why study music at Towson University?
Small classes, taught by faculty recognized regionally and internationally for their musical talent and research contributions,
allow you to interact with your instructors and fellow classmates.
A wide variety of solo, small group and ensemble performance opportunities across the musical spectrum are available for you to pursue, regardless of your major
Towson University’s Center for the Arts features many state-of-the-art facilities, including smart classrooms, a recording studio, a keyboard lab, practice rooms, computer labs, the Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall,
and a 160-seat Recital Hall.
Students who audition in January and February are eligible for Department of Music
scholarship consideration, which for freshmen provide four years of support and for
transfer students two years. After admission, full- and part-time students can apply
for a number of scholarships and competitions within the department based on talent and achievement.