Industry Insights, 6:30pm, Recital Hall Read more
Guest Artist Recital: Julie Rosenfeld, violin & Peter Miyamoto, piano Read more
CSUN Symphony - Colorful Soundscapes Read more
Italian trombonist Peter Steiner’s playing has been described as “beautifully controlled with a vocal sound” and he is recognized around the world as “a new trombone star within his generation”, “playing with total control”. Constanze has given solo performances around the globe, including organ concerts in Europe, the United States and South America. Read more
HOCKET is a cutting edge piano duo based in Los Angeles. Read more
Four days of chamber music performances, lectures and master classes hosted by CSUN’s Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, highlighting the talents of visiting musicians, faculty, alumni and students in the music department. Read more
For Julia Heinen, performing music written by living composers is a special experience. The chance to work directly with the composer, crafting the music the way the composer hears it and bringing that vision to life for an audience is extraordinary. 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
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.