Undergraduate Overview

Colorado State University is committed to academic excellence and innovative musical training, offering students the skills and experience necessary to produce outstanding music educators, music therapists, performing artists, and composers. We know you'll "find your state" at CSU, and be continually inspired along the way!

Talented and ambitious students come from across the nation, and around the world, to experience our multi-genre curriculum, creativity, scholarship, and entrepreneurial skills, preparing for whatever they may choose to pursue upon graduation. With so many opportunities, along with a tradition of excellence and a supportive learning environment, the School of Music, Theatre and Dance at Colorado State University is uniquely positioned to offer you an outstanding music education.

Colorado State University provides a rigorous undergraduate educational experience focused on the belief that music is both an artistic and intellectual achievement. We offer intense training in specialized music disciplines, combined with a balance of core music courses in music history and theory.

Most of all, our renowned and versatile faculty are committed to helping students discover their own unique identities through music.

Colorado State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Faculty Mission Statement

Dedicated to its land-grant heritage, the music faculty at Colorado State University are committed to promoting music and pedagogy of the highest quality, serving music education through actions that benefit the students, teachers, and citizens of Colorado.