Upcoming MPA Events
Sean Gaskell Kora Concert and Talk
March 13, 2020 7:30pm — 9:30pm
Sean Gaskell gives a performance and educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the kora’s musical repertoire in addition his own compositions
Jazz Vocalist Scotty Wright
May 1, 2020 3:00am — 5:00am
Scotty Wright shares lessons from his 30+ years of experience as a jazz vocalist.
The Department of Music & Performing Arts offers a B.A. in Music. The department features a balanced curriculum that emphasizes composition, performance, critical analysis, and music technology skills.
Students seeking a Bachelors of Arts degree in music can look forward to a variety of learning experiences including opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. At the core of our collaborations are applied music and new technologies working together to enhance individual creativity. The Department brings composers, performers, and music technologists together to create new musical experiences.