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Conservatory of Music
phone: 209.946.2415
fax: 209.946.2770
Peter Witte
Dean
Faye Spanos Concert Hall
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
pwitte@pacific.edu

Conservatory of Music

Outstanding faculty, exceptional students, and relevant programs have given the Conservatory of Music recognition as one of the top music schools in the nation. Students receive a high degree of personal attention thus assuring a meaningful learning experience. In addition, many alumni mentor students through internships and employment. The results speak for themselves.

Conservatory's Mission:

  • To offer its students the highest level of education and training in preparation for entry into diverse music and music-related fields
  • To foster and support excellence in teaching, scholarship, creativity, exploration and innovation within its faculty
  • To enrich the cultural experiences of general university students through specially designed courses, opportunities to perform in ensembles, and concert attendance
  • To serve as a major cultural resource for the University, the greater Stockton community, and the region

Conservatory's Vision:

The Conservatory of Music will be firmly in the top tier of its peer group. It will also be:

  • A destination school for students seriously interested in a life in music
  • A center for experimentation in the creation of music and of pedagogical approaches
  • A unit dedicated to its community of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends

We are dedicated to:

  • Music as a living art form, celebrating its past achievements while supporting future directions for music in an ever-changing culture
  • Each student's growth and success through mentorship
  • Building a strong community of students who support one another
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to explore new approaches to teaching and learning
  • Integrity in all of our actions and decisions; accountability and transparency

Conservatory's graduates are:

  • Professional performers and composers in all styles of music
  • Teachers at all levels of music education
  • Leaders in the music industry

Our Mission, Vision, and Values include everything we do, including hiring, promotion and tenure, and all decisions that affect the Conservatory.