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Welcome to the UC San Diego Department of Music!

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Concerts & Events Calendar

View upcoming Department of Music concerts and events

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Watch Live

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

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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

UC San Diego Music is now recruiting for the following faculty positions:

Part-time Lecturer in Persian Music


Assistant Professor of Composition


Assistant Professor - Music of the African Diaspora


In the News

Stephanie Richards

November 2021

‘Sacred Sea: Zephyr’ by UC San Diego Music Associate Professor Stephanie Richards included in KPBS’ “5 songs to discover in San Diego in November”

AM Medina

October 2021

UC San Diego Music Graduate Student AM Medina’s project published in the Goldsmiths University Press journal “Sonic Scope: New Approaches to Audiovisual Culture”

Tom Erbe

October 2021

Modulisme interviews UC San Diego Music Associate Teaching Professor Tom Erbe and Make Noise founder Tony Rolando for their “Inventors Talking About Their Instruments Or Modules” series