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Music students at Lewis & Clark are singers and pianists, harpists and drummers, theorists and performers, Wagner buffs, jazz musicians, and world music devotees. You’ll find them using Reason in the Electronic Music Studio, performing on the 9-foot Steinway concert grands in Evans Music Center, and studying Javanese court gamelan in ethnomusicology classes.

You’ll also find curious nonmajors taking courses like Jazz Appreciation and Music Fundamentals. Add our faculty members—a dynamic group of active performers, composers, and musicologists—and you have a robust, wide-ranging program devoted to the creation, appreciation and advancement of music in all its forms.

The Music Department at Lewis & Clark is unique in several ways: in addition to musicianship, literature, theory, and weekly lessons in their performance area, all our majors study conducting, instrumentation, and world music. We’re committed to the integration of Western and non-Western musics; our programs in musicology and ethnomusicology are exceptional, as are our programs in composition and performance.

From the Wind Ensemble to the Orchestra, raga and tala recitals to the Women’s Chorus, an opera composition to a thesis on Hindi film music, our students are creating, studying, performing, and researching music in ground-breaking, exciting ways.

Registration Information for New Students, Fall 2014
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Events

October 25th, 2014

  • Image preview All Day: Clarinet Day

    Join us for a day of instruction, performance and fun!
    Clarinet Day: Evans Music Building at Lewis & Clark College,
    Saturday, October 25th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

  • All Day: Explore Potential Majors 2014
    Free food!!
    until October 29

October 26th, 2014

  • All Day: Explore Potential Majors 2014
    Free food!!
    until October 29
  • Image preview 7:30pm: Orchestra Concert

    The Lewis & Clark Orchestra presents their first concert of the 2014-15 season on October 26, 2014 at 7:30 pm in Agnes Flanagan Chapel at Lewis & Clark College. The program features works of Beethoven, Ives, Schubert, and Holst. This event is FREE for LC students, $5 LC faculty/staff, seniors and alumni, $10 general admission.

October 27th, 2014

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