The Music Department

Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

 Majors and Minors11  Full-Time Faculty10  Part-Time Faculty

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music

Have You Heard About Music at Augusta University?

Personalized Instruction

Complete applied lessons as a Bachelor of Music student. Our students enhance their technical expertise through intensive, one-on-one musical training with a professional.

One-Hour Private Lesson Per Week

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Access to a World-Class Artist

Artist-in-Residence Wycliffe Gordon is a world-famous conductor, composer, arranger and musician who has performed alongside industry greats like Dizzy Gillespie. He works closely with Augusta University music students, teaching, hosing evening master classes and coaching Jazz Ensemble members.

Eight-Time "Trombonist of the Year," Jazz Journalists Association

Ensemble Experience

Audition for and participate in one of six on-campus ensembles and perform locally and globally with a community of student musicians and singers.

Wind Ensemble, orchestra, jazz ensemble, university singers, opera ensemble

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Performance opportunities

As a music student, you will have a chance to perform in student recitals, with ensemble groups and in music theatre productions at the Maxwell Theatre, the 740-seat venue that attracts the university and local community.


A Close-knit community

Collaborate and learn with a supportive community of students as you participate in coursework and ensemble performances together. At Augusta, you will learn together, challenge one another and grow as students and performers.


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Mentorship and Career Preparation

Our department not only prepares students to pursue music professionally, it also offers a full liberal arts foundation so that students can apply their skills in whatever career they choose. Take advantage of faculty mentorships and university career resources as you prepare for your future career.


Contact the Augusta University Music Department

Fine Arts Center, Office E4
1120 15th Street, FAC-E4
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 737-1453