Music at Oregon State is a dynamic community full of passionate people. We offer rigorous degree programs in music taught by experts in their fields. Our students receive an impressive amount of individual attention from faculty, and we pride ourselves on being an inclusive program within the School of Arts and Communication. Music programs filter into the lives of students across campus, no matter what their major is. Approximately four percent of the OSU student body participates in music in some fashion.
Degrees are offered with concentrations in music education, music performance, and music production and technology. Students pursue either the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science and tailor the music-specific courses to fit their area of interest.
OSU Music is a leading producer of music educators and has placed teachers across the country. Performance graduates have gone on to study in some of the finest graduate programs in the country. OSU Music students are immersed in a talented, dedicated and passionate community of like-minded peers who are interested in full pursuing their musical passions.
With more than 20 student ensembles performing everything from traditional classical repertoire to cutting-edge electronic music, there is an opportunity for students to hone their skills for all professional musical settings. OSU hosts over 100 concerts, recitals and masterclasses each academic year, giving students access to a wide range of high quality performance situations, world-class guest performers, and visiting master teachers from across all musical disciplines.