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The Department of Music plays a vital role in the intellectual life of Fordham University's undergraduates, teaching students necessary skills to analyze and appreciate non-verbal modes of expression. Music History courses provide overviews of European and American musical culture, with special courses on non-western traditions. For more information, please contact us at or see our Faculty and Staff.

Fordham offers a rich musical life to students that includes:

  • Student performance opportunities
  • Concerts and campus musical events
  • A music major and a music minor
  • A new partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center

If you major in music at Fordham, you will find an intimate program with:

  • Small classes with high student participation
  • Many opportunities to work closely with faculty
  • Opportunities for internships in New York’s rich musical world
  • A collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center
  • Opportunities to take extra classes in the Juilliard Evening Division