Music and Theatre

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Edinboro University

Perform, create, learn and share your passion for music.

Music and theatre have the ability to lift our spirits and feed our souls. That’s why they have always been an important part of the proud tradition at Edinboro University. Whether you participate in ensembles, take music courses, or perform on stage, you can hone your craft in music and theatre while you pursue other academic endeavors.

Regardless of your major, you will enhance your musical abilities under the guidance of internationally recognized musicians. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in numerous concerts and events both on and off campus, and enjoy the camaraderie of other liked-minded students. Or, you can combine a Minor in Music with just about any academic major. A Minor in Music will increase your understanding of music, sharpen your musical performance and analytical skills - and improve your marketability in the current job market.

You’ll graduate as a well-rounded individual, ready to bring a variety of talents and abilities into your workplace and your community.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty and staff instruct, guide and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

Are you interested in learning how to sing or play an instrument? The Community Music School at Edinboro University is dedicated to teaching children and adults of all ages how to play, read and appreciate music. Lessons are available year-round and are a great way to begin or enhance your musical expertise.

Get involved in Edinboro’s dynamic Music and Theatre scene.

If you love music, you may want to select one of our popular courses such as Applied Lessons, Introduction to Music, Jazz, Pop and Rock, Fundamentals of Music, Music of Broadway, Music, Gender and Identity, or Evolution of Jazz. But there’s so much more to do at Edinboro. The real fun begins when you join your classmates in one of these rousing ensembles:

Spirit of the Scots Marching Band

Concert Band

Pipes and Drums

University Singers

Guitar Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble

String Ensemble

Want to know more about Edinboro’s Music and Theatre programs?

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Exceptional facilities for learning and performing.

At Edinboro, three unique facilities contribute to the professional experience of students as well as the enjoyment of concert patrons:

The $5 million William P. Alexander Music Center features a 104-seat recital hall, 17 soundproof music studios and 14 piano studios, as well as a listening laboratory, library and classroom space.

The renovated Louis C. Cole Auditorium-Memorial Hall seats 850 and serves as the University’s primary large-scale performance venue.

The historic Diebold Center for the Performing Arts houses theatre activities, and hosts many performances, lectures and conferences.

Prepare for a rewarding career.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Music and Theatre

Theatre Student Organizations

Alpha Psi Omega
Edinboro University Players
Dramatic Activities

Complete List of Programs
Online Application

Music Student Organizations

Kappa Kappa Psi
Phi Mu Alpha
Sigma Alpha Iota


Dr. Gary Grant, Department Chair
Phone: 814.732.2555

Edinboro University

219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814.732.2000