UC Davis Today
Notes of distinction: Graduate studies in music
UC Davis’ highly acclaimed graduate program in music trains students for successful careers as scholars, performers, composers and conductors. Grad students benefit from faculty expertise in diverse areas of study, including musicology, ethnomusicology, composition and theory, and conducting.
Students can take advantage of an abundance of performance opportunities. The music department also sponsors an annual artist-in-residence program and brings renowned musicians to campus for concerts and lectures. Music students at UC Davis have the distinct advantage of living in an environment that thrives on artistic excellence.
(Photo of UC Davis Symphony Orchestra Conductor Christian Baldini directing students and other musicians by Karin Higgins/UC Davis)