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Department of Music and Theatre

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Your Future Starts Here

The Department of Music and Theatre offers strong undergraduate music and theatre programs, where students study with full-time faculty professionals in a supportive environment that encourages students to become their best.

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Music and theatre audition information for Fall 2024 now available!

Holly Kirchhoff


A radiating sense of warmth and acceptence

Seth Watgen


Pursuing game development and writing music for video game soundtracks

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Opportunities have been limited only by the amount of hours in the day

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Become a Part of Something Bigger

Dive into our diverse selection of ensembles!

Conductors of Success

Faculty in the Department of Music and Theatre represent a distinguished combination of professional and academic excellence.

Meet your professors

Christian Carichner with student
Mei-Hsuan Huang with student
Brad Dell Music Chair

The Show Goes On

View our upcoming shows and events.

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ISU Theatre

The 2024-2025 season is now in session!

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Learn what makes the Cyclone Marching Band tick! Ensembles, upcoming performances, and how to join, we've got answers to all of your questions!

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