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Department of Music

The Department of Music offers both liberal arts and professional degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, Master of Music, and the Master of Arts degree in Music. Undergraduate students pursuing degrees in other fields may also declare music as a minor. Students may choose from an array of music courses to enrich their general education and cultural life experiences.


Trumpet player performing
Trumpet player performing

Learn more about music audition requirements to help you prepare for your time to shine. Need and merit-based scholarships are available.

Upcoming Concerts

Commercial music ensemble singers

Join us this Spring as we celebrate the hard work of our students and faculty at Cal State LA in our ensemble concerts. Performances are free and open to the public, and are also livestreamed on Facebook.

Perform with us!

  • Group of musicians posing
    Group of musicians posing

The Department of Music has multiple music performance opportunities for Cal State LA students from all majors who have a passion for making music. We invite you to join us by finding the perfect ensemble or band for you. Learn more >