The Department of Music at Wake Forest University offers students the opportunity to study and flourish within the context of one of the best liberal arts universities in the country. Student-focused and conservatory-level faculty provide the finest training in ensembles and private lessons, and leading scholars offer rigorous and engaging course offerings in history, theory, and literature—all housed in the well-equipped and impressive Scales Fine Arts Center.

Whether you seek to broaden your horizons through participation in music for the first time, or you intend to pursue a career in music as a performer or scholar, we invite you to learn more about the Music Department at Wake Forest and reach out to us with any questions you may have.

We hope to have the opportunity to meet you soon!

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Info about Fall 21 auditions and more!

August 17, 2021 by Site Administrator | Uncategorized

For info on how to join or audition for ensembles and lessons this fall, see our "Music Department Auditions Fast Facts" page. Want... Read More »


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Carrasco performs with award-winning tango ensemble

August 10, 2021 by Site Administrator | Uncategorized

The Lorena Guillén Tango Ensemble, featuring WFU violin professor Jacqui Carrasco, captured first place in the North Carolina Folk... Read More »


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Article about Music of World Cultures student project published in "Journal of Music History Pedagogy"

June 18, 2021 by Site Administrator | Uncategorized

The Journal of Music History Pedagogy has published the article "Object Lessons: Teaching Musicology through Museum Collections" by WFU... Read More »



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