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Description
Records related to the Cal Poly Music Department activities, events, and students including choirs, PolyPhonics, University Singers, Symphony, Glee Club, band and Student Opera Theater circa 1950s through early 2000s.
Background
The Music Department introduces a student to the role of music in today’s world develops musical skills, encourages creativity, and cultivates vision for the future. The University’s polytechnic emphasis also provides an excellent opportunity to explore music in conjunction with a wide range of other fields. Graduates are prepared to begin specialized study at the graduate level and to enter a wide variety of professional careers. The department offers a wide range of elective courses which allow the student to specialize to some extent within a liberal arts degree. There is a rich tradition of music at Cal Poly dating back to the earliest years of the university which was established in 1901. As part of the College of Liberal Arts, the Music Department continues the tradition of excellence with an excellent program and uniquely qualified faculty. It serves as a cultural center for both the university and the community through a program of public performances by student and faculty groups and through clinics, workshops, concerts, and lectures by individuals from outside the university. The Bachelor of Arts in Music was established in 1991.
Extent
7 LF, 9 boxed and 4 flat files
Restrictions
Copyright: © 2017 Trustees of the California State University. All rights reserved.
Availability
Collection is open to researchers by appointment only. For more information on visiting, access policies, and reproduction requests, please visit our Reference Services page online at http://lib.calpoly.edu/search-and-find/collections-and-archives/reference-services/.