Performance Opportunities


A campus full of music

Performance is a vibrant part of both academic and extracurricular life on the Princeton campus.

Photo: Students perform in Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo”

The University is full of talented singers, instrumentalists, and composers who are deeply passionate about classical, pop, folk, non-western and western music — and everything in between. The Department of Music provides training and support for students with professional aspirations, while providing numerous opportunities for all students to find expressive outlets through performance.

Incorporate Performance Into Your Studies

The Department strongly believes that academic and performance study go hand-in-hand. Take individual private lessons in all areas of instrumental and vocal study with our stellar studio performance faculty. Pursue Certificates in Music Performance, Jazz Studies, and Musical Theater. Explore the dozens of performing ensembles, both Departmental and student-led, that flourish on our campus. Spend a semester abroad within the invigorating climate of a top international conservatory, with the potential of a five-year double-degree program. There are many ways to incorporate performance into your Princeton experience: