The department is housed in the Green Music Center and Joan and Sanford I. Weill Hall.
Once you have applied to the university you can schedule an Audition to become a Music Major on one of the Department of Music Audition Days.
- Saturday, November 7, 2015
- Saturday, January 16, 2016
- Saturday, April 2, 2016
The Inextinguishable Trio
Jewish Music Series to Conclude with Singer Heather Klein
The Jewish Music Series wraps up its first season with the Inextinguishable Trio performing Yiddish classical songs at 6:30 pm on December 7 in Schroeder Hall. Performers include Heather Klein, vocalist, Alla Gladysheva, piano, and Be'eri Moalem, violin. Admission is free, but seat reservations are recommended. Read more about the Jewish Music Series.
Dates to remember
Orchestra in the News
As a fully invested partner in music education, the department’s outreach initiatives, festivals and invitationals annually bring 2,500 secondary school students, teachers and guests to the campus.
- Oct. 15, 2015 4th Annual Jazz Day
- Nov. 6, 2015 14th Annual Choral Festival
- Mar. 23-24, 2016 4th Annual Wind Band Festival
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Music for Brass and Organ on Sunday November 22
Organist Jonathan Dimmock to Perform with SSU Brass
San Francisco organist Jonathan Dimmock, cited by the Natal Mercury (South Africa) for “musicianship, taste, and unostentatious virtuosity,” will be featured with the SSU Brass Ensemble in a program of Renaissance, Baroque and Romantic music. The November 22 concert in Schroeder Hall includes the premiere of Angels for brass and organ by Brian S. Wilson. Full story.
Nine Choirs Join Forces for Family Candlelight Concert
The second annual Family Concert by Candlelight on November 20 will feature SSU's Symphonic Chorus, Chamber Singers and baritone soloist Rodrigo Castillo along with a host of youth and adult choristers from throughout Sonoma County. The 7:30 pm concert takes place in Weill Hall. Program details here.
Loving & Cheating & Singing, Oh My!
Get ready for a new spin on classic songs from musical theatre when the Music Theatre Scenes Workshop presents Loving & Cheating & Singing, Oh My: THE MUSICAL! on December 10 at 7:30 pm in Schroeder Hall. Brett Mollard, Caitlin Billington, Karenna Pullen, Mathew Adiao and Natasha Potts star in this student-written production that includes songs from shows as diverse as Tick, Tick, Boom!, The Music Man, A Chorus Line and South Pacific. Directed by Lynne Morrow with Richard Riccardi, accompanist. Tickets are just $8 and available online or at the door.