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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Music Events

  • May 2, 2021 | 4:00 pm
    Scales Fine Arts Center

    Join the WFU Wind Ensemble with conductors Kevin Bowen and Timothy Heath as they perform music by Kelijah Dunto, Frank Ticheli, James ...

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Music News

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Spring 2021 Music Recitals

April 13, 2021 by Site Administrator | Uncategorized

Student recitals and recorded concerts for the Spring 2021 semester. Read More »

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Giles Harris Competitions 2021

March 27, 2021 by Site Administrator | Uncategorized

Join us for the 2021 Giles Harris Music Competitions. Click here to view the Piano Competition (10am) and Open Competition (1pm). ... Read More »

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Alum Alexander Blake featured in LA Times article

March 15, 2021 by Site Administrator | Uncategorized

Click here to read the article about Alexander Blake ('10) Read More »

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