The Department of Music offers a range of degree programs and ensemble experiences for undergraduate and graduate students. Thanks to the diverse interests of our faculty, our students can explore everything from medieval music to rock and pop. The department offers the following degree programs:
- Music Bachelor of Arts (BA) within the context of liberal arts
- Music Education Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Arts for Teacher Licensure (MAL), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- Historical Performance Practice Master of Arts (MA), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
- Musicology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Since 1968, the department has participated in a Joint Music Program (JMP) with the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM). Through our JMP, students enjoy the advantages of a top research university while receiving conservatory-level training in theory and performance. They also benefit from our active collaborations with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Music Settlement, and other local cultural and educational institutions.
Learn more about the CWRU Department of Music by visiting the following links and watching the video below!
Maltz Performing Arts Center | 1855 Ansel Road Cleveland, OH
Paid parking in the MPAC parking lot
Church of the Covenant | 11205 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH
Free parking in the Church parking lot