LMU Music is a truly dynamic place to study — full of energy, enthusiasm and a sense of purpose set within a liberal arts environment. Our students excel as performers in ensembles and as soloists, develop music production and leadership abilities, and attain high academic standards in formal writing, analytic skills, as well as oral communication. This experience prepares our students for successful careers both within, and outside of, the music industry. Welcome!

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Our Program

LMU Music offers a rigorous and balanced curriculum in musicianship, historical perspectives and music performance

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Major in conducting, contemporary styles & practices, instrumental studies, music history & literature, theory & composition, vocal studies, and world music & ethnomusicology

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Performance Opportunities

Each year, we host myriad public performances of choral, opera, instrumental ensembles, solo concerts, and recitals

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We welcome students from a diversity of music backgrounds and levels of experience

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Featured Alumni

Our graduates are prepared for a variety of successful careers - in music and beyond

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Students have access to premier facilities to support our classes, rehearsals, performances, and recreation time

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Our ensembles are open to all members of the LMU community, and are a wonderful way for vocalists and instrumentalists of all levels to pursue their interest in music

Featured Videos

Max Simpson performing

"Fantasie Sur un Theme Original" by Jules Demersseman, featuring Max Simpson

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Handel's Hallelujah Chorus, featuring LMU's Concert Choir and African Drums, Mixed Chamber, and String Ensembles

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In the News

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Maglalang’s achievements serve as a vivid reminder of the transformative power of music and the vital role it plays in fostering dialogue, understanding, and healing.
Students from the African Music Ensemble playing their instruments.
“I want students to see themselves as members of the same family, interacting through the different rhythms they play as a demonstration of how we live."
WISH Academy students playing their donated keyboards.
When an opportunity came along to upgrade departmental equipment, we set to work finding new homes for the high-quality instruments that were being replaced.

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