The Macalester Music Department program is rich in opportunities for academics and performance. Extensive offerings in traditional western music are accompanied by plenty of chances to study and perform Scottish Highland, African, Indian, American folk and Black American music. A major in music prepares students for graduate study in music, music teacher licensure, and lifelong enjoyment of music.


Browse the Music Department Collections:

Award Winning Music Papers and Compositions

Faculty Publications

Music Department Oral Histories

Music Honors Projects