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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

In the News

Tina Tallon

April 2021

Composer and UC San Diego Music alumna Tina Tallon, Ph.D. ’20 receives the 2021-2022 Rome Prize in Music Composition from the American Academy in Rome

Anthony Davis

April 2021

2020 Pulitzer Prize winning composer and UC San Diego Music Distinguished Professor Anthony Davis inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Conrad Prebys Music Center signage

March 2021

The UC San Diego Department of Music receives ones of the inaugural grants from The Conrad Prebys Foundation

Concert & Events Calendar

View upcoming Department of Music concerts and events

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