B.A. in Music

The Music Department at CSUEB integrates rigorous academic training with a driving passion for the making of great music: the classics from the European-American tradition, great jazz, the new 'classics' of our own time, world music, experimental music and more. With a rich variety of opportunities for performing and composing and a deep commitment to teacher education, the Music Department offers something for all students seriously committed to pursuing a life in music.

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Program Accomplishments
  • The Music Department’s online History of Rock and Roll course was offered CSU-wide via the Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment program.
  • CSUEB’s flagship choir, the East Bay Singers under the direction of Dr. Buddy James, toured Japan in March. They performed at the Fukuoka Institute of Technology, sharing a concert with the Fukoaka Institute of Technology Brass Band.
  • The Music Department received reaffirmation of accreditation by its national governing body, the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), valid through 2019-2020.
  • The music education program received accreditation for its subject matter preparation program in music by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).
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