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Music Department

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The mission of the Department of Music is to offer all students outstanding musical and educational experiences within a nurturing and collegial environment. These experiences provide opportunities for personal and professional enrichment by developing a greater appreciation for and understanding of the art of music. Through performance, creative activity, research, scholarship and teaching, students are prepared for careers as performers, composers, teachers and independent scholars, and for advanced study.

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Department of Music
  • Music Building, MB 2569
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

  • Cal State East Bay was noted for its exceptionally diverse student body, ranking as one of the most diverse four-year public college on the U.S. mainland by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • Sixty-one percent of Cal State East Bay students are the first in their family to go to college.

  • AffordableColleges.Org ranks Cal State East Bay as the No. 1 California school for online education.

  • Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant."

  • The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program helps at risk students facing homelessness, food insecurity, and other various crisis situations.

  • The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

  • More than 60% of Cal State East Bay students are female.

  • CSUEB has won a HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for four straight years. The award honors universities that have shown exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

  • CSUEB has 15 athletic teams and competes in NCAA Division II.

  • More than 130,000 alumni contribute to the economic, social and cultural quality of life in the East Bay and beyond.

  • Cal State East Bay offers more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals.

  • The university ranked No. 14 in MONEY Magazine’s list of most transformative colleges.

  • Cal State East Bay offers 50 baccalaureate degrees, 61 minors, 35 master’s degrees and one doctoral degree.

  • Notable alumni include MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

  • Cal State East Bay has three campuses — Hayward, Concord and Oakland.

  • Campus In Action logo

    Cal State East Bay is committed to promoting civic engagement among students and has signed a Campus Compact Civic Action Statement.

The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

Cal State East Bay was noted for its exceptionally diverse student body, ranking as one of the most diverse four-year public college on the U.S. mainland by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Sixty-one percent of Cal State East Bay students are the first in their family to go to college.

AffordableColleges.Org ranks Cal State East Bay as the No. 1 California school for online education.

Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant."

The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program helps at risk students facing homelessness, food insecurity, and other various crisis situations.

The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

More than 60% of Cal State East Bay students are female.

CSUEB has won a HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for four straight years. The award honors universities that have shown exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

CSUEB has 15 athletic teams and competes in NCAA Division II.

More than 130,000 alumni contribute to the economic, social and cultural quality of life in the East Bay and beyond.

Cal State East Bay offers more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals.

The university ranked No. 14 in MONEY Magazine’s list of most transformative colleges.

Cal State East Bay offers 50 baccalaureate degrees, 61 minors, 35 master’s degrees and one doctoral degree.

Notable alumni include MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

Cal State East Bay has three campuses — Hayward, Concord and Oakland.

Campus In Action logo

Cal State East Bay is committed to promoting civic engagement among students and has signed a Campus Compact Civic Action Statement.