Department of Music

As a student attending California State University, Stanislaus, you will be a part of a unique educational environment with faculty and students who come from across the country and around the world. Ranked by the Princeton Review in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationally, Stanislaus State will provide you with a broad and enriching spectrum of artistic and intellectual pursuits. The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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The Stanislaus State Department of Music strives to develop and deliver cohesive, comprehensive and effective instruction for our students, intended to provide them with a broad array of tools, skills, perspectives, and understanding crucial to navigating a rapidly evolving musical landscape. The Department of Music also values its role in Central and Northern California, and seeks to actively participate in the cultural and educational life of our region. View Full Mission Statement...

For more information about our department please use the links at the left of this page, call our main office at (209) 667-3421, or contact us via email.  Interested students can view entrance and scholarship information and can request more information via email:

Stan State Jazz

Stan State Jazz Festival, March 8 & 9, 2019: This year the Festival features ETIENNE CHARLES, Trumpet. Registration opens in early September. All the details are here.

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