Department of Music and Theatre

Welcome to the Department of Music and Theatre at CSU, Chico!

The mission of the Department of Music and Theatre is to provide our students with opportunities to excel through disciplined study and practice in high-quality facilities, classes, performance ensembles and productions.

We seek to sustain the academic and artistic vitality of the performing and recording arts at California State University, Chico. We provide a fertile learning environment, which nurtures student creativity, Scholarship, diversity, and entrepreneurship, enhanced by the collaboration of students, faculty and staff. We promote the education, appreciation and enjoyment of the Arts on the campus and in the greater North State community.

If you have questions or would like to explore our many performance options and areas of study, please contact one of our advisors or stop by our department office in the Performing Arts Center, room 106.


Recording Arts Supplemental Application is Now Open

The Recording Arts supplemental application for 2019-2020 year IS NOW OPEN.


Music Industry Faculty Position

The Department of Music and Theatre invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Music Industry to start August 20, 2019. 

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Upcoming Events:

New Music Symposium

Terry Riley's "In C" and Terry Riley and Gloria Cheng "In Conversation"

Starts Thursday, February 28th 7:30 p.m. in Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

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Sundays at Two

Department of Music and Theatre Arts Recital Series

Always a Sunday and Always at 2 p.m. in Zingg Recital Hall

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