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

MM Organ

The Music Department at Cal State Northridge offers the opportunity to study the art of classical Organ performance at the graduate level. Students in Organ Performance continue their studies in Music History and Theory. Area classes include classes in Pedagogy, Literature Chamber Music and Church Music as well as private lessons. The culminating experience in Organ Performance is the performance of a public recital as well as the preparation of an abstract.

Graduate students in Organ Performance are presented with a number of performance opportunities each semester. Students play in major ensembles and also as soloists. Master classes with major Artists are offered.

The Organ Area at CSU Northridge has a tradition of achievement and lead major church music programs locally and nationally.

Entrance Requirements (students who audition for the CSUN graduate program should have an undergraduate music degree)

  1. Arrange an audition through the undergraduate advisor.
  2. Contact the area advisor regarding appropriate repertoire.
  3. Provide recital programs and repertoire lists for the audition personnel.
  4. An interview will be conducted at the time of your audition regarding your career objectives.


Advisor Contact

  • Dr. Timothy Howard
    Cypress Hall 227