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About Music at Linfield

Music Portrait

Music is an integral part of the cultural life of Linfield University.

Linfield’s Department of Music offers creative opportunities for musicians of all levels and skill sets regardless of major.

Whether you’re here to major or minor in music or participate in one of our ensemble groups, you will work closely with world-class faculty and perform side-by-side with professional musicians.

Our undergraduate program will prepare you for lifelong engagement with music as performers, educators, conductors, composers, thinkers, listeners, and writers.

Meet Daria, a music major at Linfield

By choosing music as a major at Linfield, you can focus on:

  • Performance
  • Teaching
  • Music history and culture
  • Composition

And you will complete a capstone project at the end of your studies here at Linfield tailored to your individual interests.

Your time in our music technology lab will become a very valuable method of exploring the continually expanding possibilities of sound. Access to our high-quality equipment used by music and audio recording professionals offers a competitive edge in developing a professional career.

Upcoming events

Music students singing in the spring choral concert.

Thursday, Oct. 5

Fall Choral Concert

Join us for the first choral concert of the year!

The organ and stage in Ice Auditorium.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

Nosferatu: Silent Film with Organ

Dean Lemire will be performing his original score on the Alice Clement Memorial pipe organ.

Four members of the Dali Quartet holding their instruments. Photo credit: Ryan Brandenberg.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

Linfield Lively Arts: Dali Quartet

Classic roots, Latin soul. Photo credit: Ryan Brandenberg.

Contact the Department of Music

Do you have questions about studying music at Linfield? Please reach out! The department would love to connect with you.

William Campbell
Department Chair and Visiting Associate Professor
900 SE Baker St, Vivian Bull Music Center, Unit A486, McMinnville, OR 97128