As part of a public university committed to student engagement and success, the Department
of Music generates an inspiring forum of musical creativity that fosters excellence
and enhances appreciation for the musical arts on campus and in the community.
Our mission is to:
1. Offer the highest level of education for students pursuing undergraduate programs in music performance, commercial music, music education, liberal arts in music, and integrated studies with a music emphasis.
2. Provide general music studies and performance opportunities for all students on campus.
3. Foster an open and inclusive environment that engages traditional and non-traditional students, celebrates diversity, and promotes understanding of a variety of musical styles and cultures.
4. Promote a supportive and stimulating environment that encourages music faculty to explore creativity and innovation at their highest professional potential.