Associate Professor Steve Wilson performing a solo during the Ray Charles Tribue at The White House

Welcome to the Music Department at The City College of New York!

The mission of the Music Department is to cultivate students’ analytical, creative, and performative understandings of music. Through an education rooted in scholarly and active music-making environments, CCNY music students are trained to think critically, apply contemporary technologies, and perform repertoire, thus preparing them for careers as informed and inquiring thinkers, creators, performers, teachers, and cultural leaders.

We offer the following degree programs:

Popular Music Studies – B.A.
Sonic Arts – B.M.
Jazz Studies – B.M. / M.M.

Shaugn O'Donnell, Department Chair
Marla Alexandre, Administrative Coordinator
p: 212-650-5411

Music Department, SH72
The City College, CUNY
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031