Welcome to the Department of Music and Dance Program. The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and is home to the Dance Program, which offers a minor in Dance. This site highlights the many exceptional academics, faculty, performances and programs produced through the department. Your learning is an important endeavor. We look forward to working with you as you take the next steps in your education and growth.
General inquiries may be directed to the main Music office at (773) 442-5900 or email@example.com.
Whether you are interested in a major or minor in music education or performance, the Music Program places an emphasis on the development of your musical performance abilities. Many of Northeastern's faculty members have trained at some of the finest music schools and conservatories in the world. This level of knowledge and experience, along with your personal investment, will make your studio lessons second-to-none. Participation in musical ensembles is a requirement of all Music students, as well as attendance at live performances each semester. All students seeking admission to the Music Program must perform a live audition.
Are you ready to explore the Music Program at Northeastern? Would you like to visit the campus or schedule an audition? Contact Tina Laughlin, Recruitment, Auditions and Scholarship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (773) 442-5942.
The individually designed Dance minor includes technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz and Spanish dance. The student performance group, Dance Performance Ensemble, performs choreography created by faculty, students and guest artists every semester. Other unique performance and learning opportunities are accessible through collaborative partnerships with the Ruth Page Dance Series and through the University’s in-residence dance company, Ensemble Español.
All students seeking admission to the Dance Program must demonstrate proficiency in dance through a live or video audition. Are you ready to explore the Dance Program at Northeastern? Would you like to visit the campus or schedule an audition? Contact Dr. Christopher Owen, Department Chair, at email@example.com or (773) 443-5929 or Emma Draves, Dance Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship Audition Dates
2024-2025 Music Auditions (Held in the Recital Hall, Room FA 160)
- Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024
- Saturday, March 23, 2024
Please visit our Music Scholarship Audition page for more detailed information on how to apply and feel free to contact Tina Laughlin, Recruitment, Auditions and Scholarship Coordinator at email@example.com at any time.
Dance Auditions (Held in the Dance Studio, Room FA 141)
Auditions for the 2024-2025 academic year will be held during the Spring 202 semester. More info to come soon! Please feel free to reach out to Emma Draves, Dance Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org at any time with questions.
Giving Tuesday 2023
When you give to NEIU, you are helping students realize their goal of higher education, an education that can change their lives ... forever.
Your support changes lives: the lives of our talented and dedicated music students and the lives that they will touch with their musical gifts.
Thank you for being a part of our NEIU Music community right here on campus and from all around the globe.
On social media, using the hashtag #Give2NEIU and/or #Giving2NEIU, share why you give to NEIU, and show us pics of you wearing your NEIU Blue and Gold.
We can't wait to see you, and thank you for participating in this most important day.