Stanford University
Department of Music

Information for Current and Prospective Students, Faculty, and Staff

What's New

Join the Summer Stanford Symphony Orchestra — Audition signups are now open

The Summer Stanford Symphony Orchestra is open to all members of the Stanford community. This year, the Summer Symphony Orchestra's concert will take place on Saturday, July 12th at 7:30 p.m. in Bing Concert Hall, featuring the program Mostly Made in America: Barber, Copland, Gershwin, and Mozart. Auditions will take place Friday, June 20 - Monday, June 23. Online signups for auditions are now open here. Audition requirements can be found here. For more information, contact Anna Wittstruck. (Updated 4/7/2014)

The Applied Music Scholarship application period is now open!

Applied Music Scholarships are available for currently enrolled Stanford students to assist those who would otherwise be unable to afford private instruction. You can review the various scholarships that are available and their requirements here. You must submit your Applied Music Scholarship Application by the Final Study List deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014. (Updated 4/4/2014)

Event Calendar Downloads

Stay informed about our quarterly concerts and events... many are free to the public! For the latest news, your best source of information about all Department of Music events is our online calendar. Downloadable PDFs are available: April events (with descriptions) and a summary of all Spring 2014 events. | All events subject to change. (Updated 4/3/2014)

Ron Alexander Memorial Lectures in Musicology

The Ron Alexander Memorial Lectures in Musicology feature a wide range of lecturers from universities around the world speaking on a variety of musicological topics. The lectures for this spring have just been announced. Find out more here. | All events subject to change. (Updated 4/2/2014)

Summer Chorus news

The Stanford Summer Chorus is a non-auditioned community chorus directed by Rafael Ornes and sponsored by the Stanford Department of Music. Membership is open to everyone. This year, the Summer Chorus concert will take place on Friday, August 8th at 7:30 p.m. in Bing Concert Hall. Rehearsals begin June 24th. You can find out about Summer Chorus registration and rehearsal info here. | (Updated 3/7/2014)

Department of Music Contacts

Phone: 650.723.3811


Receptionist: Ardis Walling | phone: 650.724.6738

Location: Braun Music Center, 541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-3076 | map

Office Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–noon & 1–4 p.m.

Lost and found: Contact the Department of Music as detailed above to inquire about your missing items or to report found items. For lost items outside of the Department, contact Campus Police Lost & Found (650.723.9639) or Stanford Ticket Office in Tresidder Memorial Union (650.725.2787).

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