Professor of cello, Deborah Pae, working with a cello student in a masterclass

About EMU Music

Combine your passion for music with the practical skills, resources and relationships you need to reach your professional ambitions. Eastern Michigan University’s National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) accredited programs offer undergraduate and graduate students an affordable education from highly-acclaimed, award-winning faculty sharing a wealth of expertise and opportunities. Whether you choose to major or minor in music, to use your talents to educate, perform as a solo artist or as part of an ensemble, or to help others therapeutically, get the foundation you need to build your dream at Eastern.

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    • Audience Protocols 

      Audiences at School of Music & Dance concerts and recitals must comply with all EMU health and safety requirements. Currently, all audience members must wear a mask throughout the event and distance themselves from others outside of their family/party. Also, all audience members must complete the online daily health screening (COVID PASS) prior to entering EMU buildings (Please click the “visitor” box if you are not currently an EMU student, faculty, or staff member).

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A student playing euphonium on stage in Pease Auditorium.
EMU Bands will host a Music For All regional affiliate concert band festival, on Friday, March 17, 2023 -- a unique opportunity for high school and middle school bands! The concert band festival features a performance in Pease Auditorium, and a clinic and comments by a panel of nationally-known educators including Dr. Albert Nguyen, Dr. Elizabeth Peterson. Dr. Stephen Peterson, and Dr. Shanti Simon. Find out more about the 2023 Great Lakes Concert Band Festival at the website.
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