Pacific Jazz Festival
An annual 2-day jazz event featuring master classes and performances with the conservatory jazz faculty and our renowned guest-artists, October 23-24.
Sponsored by G-Force Productions and CapRadio.
Philip Ewell's Residency at Pacific
Dr. Philip Ewell will serve as the Conservatory’s Virtual Scholar in Residence for 2020–21. He will give 6 virtual talks on “Confronting Racism and Sexism in American Music Theory.”
Record donations for music programs
In 2019-20, the Conservatory received a record-breaking $2.2 million in charitable gifts, 90 percent of which are dedicated to student access and success.
The Conservatory of Music at University of the Pacific prepares tomorrow’s performers, teachers, therapists, composers, scholars and music industry leaders.
job placement rate
for Music Education graduates
of conservatory students identify as BIPOC
Students craft their future by exploring musical traditions and an ever-expanding range of repertoires and styles.
Our celebrated faculty includes actively performing musicians whose experience provides students with a direct link to life as a professional musician today.
"I chose Pacific because the music business program was unique and it was exactly the degree I was looking for. I love the small class sizes in the conservatory and I have made good connections with my professors."
—Ailey Butler ’22
"The campus feels like a home where we can shape our 'noise' and ideas into definable pieces of art. It's a great place to explore new music and see a smiling face around eery corner."
—Cruz Gonzalez ’21
"The fully immersive nature of the conservatory, as well as the sense of community, is more than I could have ever hoped for."
—Maya Balachandran ’22
The University of the Pacific is a charter member of the National Association of Schools of Music and has been accredited by NASM since 1928.
Faye Spanos Concert Hall