The Department of Music at the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication presents Chamber Fest @ CSUN, a four-day festival that will celebrate and explore the art of chamber music and will be the first of its kind for the college. Read more
Judicaël Perroy has become widely known as an extraordinary virtuoso classical guitarist and musician with several prizes to his credit. Read more
The ensemble of flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, and percussion consists of faculty, alumni, and friends, all of whom share a passion for performing works from the 20th and 21st centuries. Read more
Kariné Poghosyan, piano: Guest Artist Recital Read more
In 2009, members of the classic rock band America tapped California State University, Northridge alumnus Worrell ’08 (Classical Guitar Performance) to sub in for lead guitarist Michael “Woodzy” Woods. The pressure was immense, but Worrell’s skill and dedication proved to be greater. Read more
The Hollywood Reporter polled more than 600 entertainment pros to compile the annual ranking of the world's elite music programs, from London to Los Angeles. Read more
May He Rest In Peace Read more
The Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication and the Department of Music are pleased to announce the hiring of Clinton Rusich to fill the Commercial and Media Writing tenure track position in Music. Read more
Congratulations to Dr. Lawrence Stoffel, who has been awarded the CMEA (California Music Educators Association) Hall of Fame Award, honoring lifetime achievement in Music Education. CMEA is an affiliate of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), one of the world’s largest arts education organizations. Read more
Nineteen classical musicians — all dressed up in shirts, suits and dresses — packed up their instruments and hiked about half a mile to the middle of Stoney Point in Chatsworth, to play a concert on a mountain. Read more
Project Resonance – an ensemble composed of CSUN Music students – performed a special composed orchestral arrangement to honor Esvin Rodriguez, a renowned painter for 20 years who uses his mouth to create his art. Read more
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.