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Welcome to UC San Diego Music

Providing a unique environment where composers, performers, improvisers, computer-music researchers and scholars engage with the most vital ideas and newest technologies, students in the UC San Diego Department of Music work hand-in-hand with distinguished faculty to push the boundaries of contemporary music.

Undergraduate Course Information

Music Majors can choose a course track with an emphasis in Composition, Performance, Jazz, Technology and Literature. Non-majors can take courses if they satisfy prerequisites, and audition for ensembles.

Course Information

Upcoming Concerts & Events

Concerts & Events Calendar

View upcoming Department of Music concerts and events

View Calendar

Watch Live

Watch livestreams of Department of Music concerts taking place in the Conrad Prebys Music Center.

Watch Livestream


Subscribe to our Newsletter to receive up-to-date information and visit our Concert & Events page to learn about the upcoming performances and events.