Undergraduate Study


To study music in the College of the University of Chicago is to enter into an environment in which path-breaking scholarship and cutting-edge composition are joined to a celebration of musical performance in all its many forms.

Students combine the rich liberal-arts education offered by the College with intensive study of the theory, history, and cultural context of music, as well as with many opportunities to create and perform music at a high level.

Detailed information about music study through the Department is provided in the following sections:

Answers to many questions about music study at UChicago can be found among our Frequently Asked Questions