The Department of Music offers a comprehensive program that
includes both undergraduate and graduate studies. Committed to providing a sound liberal arts and sciences education to a
diverse student population, the department offers a broad range of musical
opportunities to majors, minors, and non-majors in a learning environment
supported by an excellent and diverse faculty.
The department stresses the development of musical, communication, and
technological skills, creativity, artistry, intellectual curiosity, and teacher
preparation through instruction, performance, and original work encompassing
Western art music, jazz and related popular styles, and music of other cultures.
As one of six departments in the College
of Fine Arts and Communication, the Department of Music strongly encourages
the interaction of the arts. It enriches the cultural life of the region through
its scholarship; concerts by students, faculty, and distinguished guests; and
lectures and other public presentations.
• DanaRothlisberger, Conductor, TU Symphonic Band performance at the Maryland Music Educators Fall In-service conference.
• Dana Rothlisberger, guest conductor, The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" Ft. Meyer, VA, Feb 15, 2013.
• Congratulations to Dave Ballou for an excellent faculty recital on February 27.
• N. Scott Robinson and Kalin Kirilov produced an outstanding World Music Concert on February 26.
• Jonathan Leshnoff’s premiere of his Cello Concerto by the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra was met with resounding success.
• Congratulations to all whose performances made for a successful Poulenc: 50 Years Later.
• An outstanding concert by our very own Teri Bickham and Rachel Roulet.
• Congratulations to TU jazz majors: Chris Young, Justin Taylor, Dan Choynowski, and Issaya Whitesides. This group was one of two Towson combos that competed in a Battle of Bands on Saturday, February 9, 2012 and won first place! First place of the competition is awarded the opportunity to perform on the Takoma Park Jazz Festival on June 9, 2013 and a $600 stipend.