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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 for 2020/2021

New Faculty: Marcos Balter

The UC San Diego Department of Music is proud to announce that distinguished composer Marcos Balter will become the newest member of our composition faculty in July 2020.

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Marcos Balter

New Faculty: Kamau Kenyatta

Distinguished pianist/soprano saxophonist/composer and Grammy-winning producer Kamau Kenyatta to join the UC San Diego Department of Music Faculty as Teaching Professor in July 2020.

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Kamau Kenyatta

In the News

King Britt

October 2020

UC San Diego Assistant Teaching Professor of Music King Britt chosen for EMPAC's 2020 New Music Commissions

Susan Narucki

September 27, 2020

Grammy Award-winning Soprano and UC San Diego Professor of Music Susan Narucki featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune's "Phenomenal San Diego women: Creators and performers"

Inheritance album cover

July 23, 2020

Albany Records releases the world premiere recording of Lei Liang's gripping chamber opera, Inheritance featuring Grammy-winning soprano Susan Narucki, conducted by Steven Schick

Concert & Events Calendar

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