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The music and dance department provides an innovative curriculum in music or dance, both of which serve the University’s liberal arts emphasis. With the student as our focus, the department provides a solid foundation in each artistic discipline and creates an educational environment that fosters critical thinking, collaborative scholarship, and artistic creativity.

At Salem State University, you’ll find all the tools you need to study music and dance at whatever level is appropriate for you. You’ll also find a dedicated and skilled faculty prepared to offer you an excellent and meaningful educational experience in each artistic discipline through rigorous study, performance, and research.

Here you’ll be encouraged to develop your artistic passions. Regardless of your major, you will find the opportunity to explore, sharpen and refine your talents on our campus. This is the first critical step toward success.

Use the links on the left to find out more about the music and dance department or contact us by calling 978.542.6296 or emailing ssumusicdance@salemstate.edu.

Salem State University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

We look forward to hearing from you!