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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

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 2019/2020

In the News

Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh

July 6, 2020

UC San Diego Music Alumna Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh wins the first ever Monash International Women’s Day Composition Commission Prize

Lei Liang

July 2, 2020

Composer Lei Liang Named Inaugural Holder of Chancellor’s Distinguished Professorship V Endowed Chair at UC San Diego

Academic achievement award winners

July 1, 2020

UC San Diego Department of Music Announces the Undergraduate and Graduate Winners of the 2019-2020 Academic Achievement & Service Awards

Concert & Events Calendar

View upcoming Department of Music concerts and events

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