• Dr. Kahn conducting the orchestra
    Virtual Day of Strings Announced
    October 19, 2020

    Dr. Alexander Kahn has just announced this special opportunity for high school string players who may be interested in learning about the college admissions process from the perspective of current...

  • Christa Durand at a table outdoors with sheet music
    Christa Durand, Class of 2008
    October 6, 2020

    Sonoma State began influencing my life and career path even before I was enrolled. By my junior year in high school, I was pretty sure that I was going to be a political science major,...

  • Dr. Kim Mieder conducting
    Dr. Kim Mieder Writes Article on Best Strategies for Music Practice
    September 3, 2020

    Our Coordinator of Music Education, Dr. Kim Mieder has just had her article “Effective and Organized Learning...

  • Alison Poteracke
    Alison Poteracke Class of 2014
    July 21, 2020

    My experiences at SSU set me on a path of great meaning and importance to my life. While a student at SSU I lost the ability to play an instrument due to an injury and discovered my passion for...

  • Music Dept. Dean's List Spring 2020
    Spring 2020 Dean's List
    June 25, 2020

    Though this semester has been long, about a third of our music students made it onto the dean's list! We are so proud of all our students who put in the work to pursue excellence and are happy to...

  • I Love You Music Video by Wolfhawk Jaguar
    New Music Video Project Featuring Dr. Lynne Morrow
    May 13, 2020

    "'I Love You.' The most powerful phrase in the world. We call on 'I Love You' to lead us to Victory, Health & Strength over everything. 'I Love You.'"


  • Allen Rivera playing marimba in Schroeder Hall
    Senior Spotlight
    April 22, 2020

    || SENIOR SPOTLIGHT || Allen Daniel Rivera | @adrpercussion | BM Percussion Performance | American Canyon | I feel the most alive...

  • Sungdu Bae
    A winner for the 2020 Sonoma State University Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition has been chosen!
    April 22, 2020

    The event was held virtually this year, due to the Shelter-in-Place restrictions that have shut down concert life across California and the world. Rather than compete live, participants submitted...

  • Flyer for Madison Kaminsky's "Music to my Years" senior recital
    Virtual Senior Recitals
    April 15, 2020

    Out of adversity comes growth and adaptation!

    In the Department of Music, senior recitals stand out as the culmination of each students' years in the department as they develop and refine...

  • Student playing guitar
    Students Continue to Perform from Home
    April 14, 2020

    The talented members of our department have continued to shine as they record themselves playing a variety of classic pieces, original works, and their own arrangements of different pieces. We are...