Musicology and Ethnomusicology

The UO’s award-winning faculty in musicology and ethnomusicology includes recognized experts in several fields who are frequently honored both for research and teaching.

Course work for the music major includes world music and Western art music. Elective course topics for majors and nonmajors include Gregorian chant, music of India, music of Japan, hip-hop, opera, jazz, blues, Celtic music, and rock. UO also offers MA and PhD degrees in musicology, and a graduate specialization in historical performance practice.

UO’s instrument collection includes both Javanese and Balinese gamelan orchestras.