Join our musicians and music scholars at the peak of their professions. Over fifteen performance ensembles from our Symphonic Chorus to our Brass Ensemble, Rock Collegium to our Latin Jazz Combos, each of our groups are designed to give students the finest music education in Northern California. Our performing arts complex, the Donald and Maureen Green Music Center is home to the top-tier, 1400-seat Joan and Sanford I. Weill Hall, the 250-seat Schroeder Recital Hall, and numerous meeting, education, conference, and rehearsal facilities. The Department of Music at Sonoma State University offers Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies, Music Education and Performance, Bachelors of Arts in Music and music minor programs.

Accredited since 1972, our full-time and studio faculty create an intimate atmosphere for the specialized study of music in a liberal arts setting.

“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe.” ― Henry David Thoreau