Public Events

Public Events

Showcasing the next generation of musicians in a professional setting

Background image: A student performs on the piano during a Noon Concert in Hertz Hall

About Our Events

Unique to Cal’s Department of Music among the great music departments in the country is the degree to which performance experience and study is integrated into every aspect of the academic program. Whether honing musicianship skills, acquiring musical knowledge of diverse cultures and traditions, studying the history and literature of European music or contemporary music from around the world, students in the Department of Music are continually immersed in musical practice, giving them hands-on expertise in the field.

Our department hosts professional-caliber performances that are open to the public, as well as music studies colloquia featuring some of the best minds in the world.  

Below, learn about the different types of events we host in the Department of Music, as well as the varities of musical performance we offer.

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