About the department
Students in the VCUarts Department of Music pursue studies as music educators, instrumental and vocal soloists, opera singers, chamber musicians and more. VCUarts Music has outstanding opportunities for you whether you want to refine your abilities on a specific instrument, learn the best techniques for teaching tomorrow’s musicians, collaborate with other skilled chamber or jazz musicians, or make music a foundation for other career goals.
Expand performance and entrepreneurial skills, and develop public performance practice while preparing to enter the competitive music performance career marketplace.
Combine substantial study of music with another field in preparation for interdisciplinary careers such as music production, music business, arts management, and more.
The faculty of the Department of Music are made up of internationally-recognized performers, composers, scholars and directors.