— DeClan Bartel '22
Music and Psychology Double Major
Expand your musical horizons and lay a foundation for future music discovery with a music major or minor.
Gain a solid academic foundation built upon studies in music theory and analysis, music history and performance opportunities in both classical and jazz idioms with a bachelor of arts in general music or a music minor.
— DeClan Bartel '22
Music Training & Performance
Receive individualized performance instruction with faculty members and adjunct instructors. Perform in a wide range of ensembles and enjoy award-winning facilities — including a 400-seat recital hall, a piano lab with Kawai electronic units, a Mac-based MIDI lab, practice rooms with pianos, a percussion studio and rehearsal space that replicates the recital hall. Travel with performance groups to major cities in the U.S. and abroad.
What Can You Do With a Music Degree?
Our graduates are members of professional performing groups (choir, bands, orchestras, etc.), music therapists within health care settings, music educators within public or private schools. many pursue entrepreneurial opportunities including freelancing, private studio teaching, composing/arranging, and conducting. Students who aspire to continue their education through one of many graduate level music related degrees will be well prepared to embark on that challenge.
The Autumn Choreographers Concert and Jazz Nite are approaching. Get your tickets now for in person and virtual performances!
A new memorial scholarship will provide financial support to continuing undergraduates and graduate students who are studying to become choral music educators.
A dance and applied theatre double major, Leiana Petlewski '21 was selected as Pacific’s undergraduate valedictorian for May 2021 Commencement. She also was named the university’s Outstanding Senior in Applied Theatre (along with fellow graduate Julia Peterson ’21), Outstanding Senior in Dance, and Outstanding Senior in the Arts.