The Cal Poly Pomona Music Department has 8 full-time faculty and 29 temporary faculty, 4 staff members, and 280 music majors.
The Music Department presents over fifty concerts/events annually, including faculty/staff artist concerts, renowned artists, alumni artists, and department ensemble concerts. Department ensembles are open to all university students and performances are open to the general public
The Music Department makes its home in Bldg. 24 on the Cal Poly Pomona Campus, which contains:
The mission of the Cal Poly Pomona Music Department is to encourage all students to realize their highest artistic, musical, academic and professional potential. We prepare individuals for a variety of careers in music, including teaching, business and performance. We provide courses in support of teacher education and General Education courses for the university population.
The Department promotes music in a person's life as rewarding, fulfilling and necessary. We embrace our responsibility to fairly present and represent the complex tapestry of musical life. The department aims to present a balanced view of the musical contributions of both genders and the various nationalities and ethnicities of the state's population.