Chapman University Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music

Chapman University’s William D. Hall and Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Conservatory of Music provides aspiring musicians with a rigorous, professional musical training program, coupled with a supportive liberal arts environment, which enriches the human mind and spirit. This outstanding music curriculum delivered by award-winning faculty prepares our students to enter a variety of professional fields after graduation or continue their studies in top graduate programs throughout the country.

The Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music offers the Bachelor of Arts in music and pre-professional programs leading to the Bachelor of Music in composition, music education, and performance (conducting, instrumental, and vocal). There are many performance options for students who wish to pursue a Music Performance major, including multiple choral groups, Opera Chapman, and small instrumental ensembles to the full-scale Chapman University Big Band and Jazz Combo, Chapman University Wind Symphony and The Chapman Orchestra. Our music performance spaces range from intimate recital halls to our 88,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art performance space, Musco Center for the Arts, which features an intimate seating chamber of 1,044 seats on three levels and a full-scale stage house capable of grand spectacle or lush symphonic sound with its unique orchestral shell.

Chapman University first offered the Bachelor of Music degree in 1930-31 and has strived to present a thorough music curriculum blended with liberal learning ever since. The University’s music facilities compare with institutions far larger in size and offer a fine setting for both instruction and musical presentations. The Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

For more information about the Conservatory and becoming part of the Chapman University family, please call or email our office today ― (714) 997-6871 or music@chapman.edu ― we’d love to hear from you!

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