Music Department

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    The Music Department at Seattle Pacific offers you a rich, robust music education in a Christian university setting, preparing you to make a difference in the world — whether in a music profession or in any other profession you might choose.

It's an exciting time to be a musician. Come and explore music with the world-class performers and educators at Seattle Pacific. The SPU Music Department will provide you with the opportunities to cultivate your passion for music and equip you to engage the world.

Are you interested in a Music major or minor? Do you want to use your skills and aptitude to serve others through the functional use of music through the Music Therapy major? Or would you simply like to enrich your education through the study of music, or join one of our small ensembles? Through the programs in the Music Department at SPU, you can choose from these options and to discover lifelong ways to cultivate your musicianship.

Music Department News and Events

No Echo Comes Back: Celebrating the Life of Virginia Woolf

Janene Nelson, mezzo-soprano
Diane Baxter, piano

This art song recital explores major themes from Virginia Woolf's writing through the music of selected American composers, including Dominick Argento's "From the Diary of Virginia Woolf," and Leonard Bernstein's "I Hate Music!" and "La Bonne Cuisine."

Nickerson Studios, 340 W Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119

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Life of a Double Major

Learn how senior Melissa Perry balances both a major in Vocal Performance and Interior Design.

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Opportunities in Music Therapy

Our Music Therapy program offers many opportunities for students to take unique and valuable internships. Meet Ruth Rodriguez, who will be interning this September in Barcelona, Spain! 

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