Delving into the styles, structures, and performance of music from antiquity to the new millennium, the programs in Musicology and Music Theory offer coursework and degrees at all levels, providing students with the opportunity to focus on scholarly inquiry, stylistic analysis, and the discoveries that inform and advance all areas of study in music.
Multiple degree options
The School of Music's newest program, American Music Studies, encourages a great deal of creative flexibility in satisfying undergraduate level degree requirements. The School of Music offers multiple degree options in Music History and Music Theory at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Please follow the links in the right hand column of this page for details.
Study with distinguished faculty
Faculty in both programs are engaged as respected scholars, authors, and educators with wide-ranging research interests in multiple areas and eras of music. Students in the program engage in scholarly work enhanced and informed by participation (as listeners and performers) in the School’s vibrant performance program and immersion in Seattle’s energetic arts scene.
Follow the links below for details about each area of study.