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About the Program and the Department: The Morgan State University Department of Fine and Performing Arts offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in music and fine art. In the Music Program, Morgan currently offers the Bachelor of Arts Degree and the Master of Arts Degree in music. The Music Program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, as well as the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Of Morgan's nearly 8,000 students, one hundred and twenty-five (125) students are music majors and 300 are regularly enrolled in music courses through ensembles, lessons and course work. The music faculty includes 10 full-time and 10 part-time faculty members.

The Music Program and the Department of Fine & Performing Arts are located in the  Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, which supports the departmental programs and brings cultural events to the College and the northeast corridor of Baltimore. The centerpiece of the Murphy Center is the James H. and Louise Hayley Gilliam Concert Hall, with over 2,000 seats. With this fine facility, which also includes three other performance spaces and the James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan's Music Program competes successfully with other music programs in the city, state and nation.