By promoting a balance between active performance and scholarly pursuits, LMU’s Department of Music is a truly dynamic place to study – full of energy, enthusiasm and a sense of purpose. With state-of-the-art facilities and more than 30 live performances and events each year, we invite our students to excel as performers in ensembles and as soloists, develop music production and leadership abilities, and attain high academic standards in formal writing, analytic skills, as well as oral communication. The department is devoted primarily to classical training and music, offering concentrations in Instrumental Studies, Vocal Studies, Theory/Composition, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and Conducting.

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You might be a Music major if you:

  • Plan to be a professional musician
  • Value the power of music
  • Love to sing or play piano, guitar, percussion, or strings
  • Are interested in music history
  • Are disciplined and creative

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