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


Welcome to the CSUN Music Department!

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 You can now check out live streams and on demand videos of our ensembles on our new CSUN School of Music Broadcasting Network!
Join and support CSUN Music!

Upcoming events...

Ticket required for entry!
Tickets for sale at venue on the evening of the event 
or in advance through the A.S. Ticket Office (818)-677-2488 or online at
CSUN students get one FREE ticket with CSUN ID

General Admission $20
Faculty/Staff/Seniors $15
Non CSUN Students $12



SPRING 2023 AUDITIONS (Transfers & Graduates Only)

*Music Therapy is not open for auditions this Spring*
Jazz Studies/Performance Pre-Screens were due SEPTEMBER 15, 2022
Video Audition Applications are due OCTOBER 8, 2022
Live Audition Applications were due 
SEPTEMBER 15, 2022
Live Auditions (all instruments EXCEPT Classical Guitar): October 8, 2022
Live Classical Guitar Auditions ONLY: October 15, 2022


We are now offering a Master of Music in Jazz Performance Studies!

University Application open October 1st - November 30th
Music Department Audition Application TBD
Live auditions will take place in mid-February or early-March (dates TBD)

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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.