Music

  • Production still from SERSE
  • french horns
  • choir and orchestra
  • pianist, clarinetist, and violinist
  • violin section of orchestra
  • wind orchestra
  • Jazz Band on stage

Music

Welcome to the CSUN Music Department!

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We are looking forward to seeing you all this fall!  
 
Please note that major instrumental ensembles hold auditions one week prior to the start of classes.
Please check your ensemble website for additional information.
 
New Music Student Orientation
Friday, August 26, 11 AM - Cypress Recital Hall
 
First Day of Classes
Monday, August 29 - First Day of Fall Classes
 
SPRING 2023 AUDITIONS (Transfers & Graduates Only)
*Music Therapy is not open for auditions this Spring*
 
Jazz Studies/Performance Pre-Screens are due SEPTEMBER 15, 2022
 
Video Audition Applications are due OCTOBER 8, 2022
 
If you wish to schedule a live audition, applications are due 
SEPTEMBER 15, 2022
Live Auditions (all instruments EXCEPT Classical Guitar): October 8, 2022
Live Classical Guitar Auditions ONLY: October 15, 2022
  

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Department Vision

The California State University Northridge Music Department is committed to:

  • providing nationally recognized training in music leading to a wide variety of professional careers and entrepreneurship in performance, composition, teaching, therapy, and business
  • inspiring the highest level of creative activity and scholarship in advancing an understanding of the musical arts and their importance in every society.
  • promoting the development of strong ethical behavior based on honesty, respect for all people and cultures, service to local community and strong advocacy for the arts.