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Pitt-Greensburg offers its students a growing program of music study. Its classes span the history of Western Art Music, and also provide opportunities to learn about such topics as American popular music and film music. The music program also offers a two-semester sequence in Music Theory, and has recently expanded its instruction with the addition of private lessons in piano performance.

Many students across the university sing with the Pitt-Greensburg Chorale, the featured choral ensemble of our campus.

Music Requirements for VAPA Major with Music Concentration

Students interested in Music may choose to concentrate in Music as part of a major in the Visual and Performing Arts.
Complete two required classes:

MUSIC 0211 Introduction to Western Art Music
MUSIC 0800 History of American Popular Music

Earn nine to twelve credits in music history, theory, and performance (see course list below). VAPA Majors with Music concentration should take at least one class in Music Theory, and are strongly encouraged to participate in the Pitt-Greensburg Chorale for at least one year.