• Dr. Nicholas Terry joins the Chapman Percussion Ensemble for rehearsal
  • Dr. Stephen Coker leads the University Singers in the 2014 Holiday Wassail
  • Conducting students rehearse on the Chapman campus
  • Soprano Emily Dyer sings during the Fall Opera scenes
  • The brass section rehearses during Wind Symphony rehearsal
  • Music students perform regularly in studio class and master class settings
  • Production Photo, The Elixir of Love
Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music
Training Artists, Transforming Lives

Our Mission

The mission of the William D. Hall and Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Conservatory of Music at Chapman University is to provide an outstanding education for the professional and intellectual development of artists and scholars in a supportive, rigorous liberal arts environment that enriches the human mind and spirit.


»Welcome to the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music

The William D. Hall and Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Conservatory of Music provides aspiring musicians with a rigorous, professional musical training program, coupled with a supportive liberal arts environment, which enriches the human mind and spirit. This outstanding music curriculum prepares our students to enter a variety of professional fields after graduation or continue their studies in top graduate programs throughout the country.

The Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music offers the Bachelor of Arts in music and pre-professional programs leading to the Bachelor of Music in composition, music education, and performance (conducting, instrumental, and vocal).

Chapman University first offered the Bachelor of Music degree in 1930-31 and has strived to present a thorough music curriculum blended with liberal learning ever since.  The university’s music facilities compare with institutions far larger in size and offer a fine setting for both instruction and musical presentations.  The Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.