Celebrate 50 Years
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Department of Music

Barbara Resch, D.M.E.
Department Chair and Professor

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

Phone: 260-481-6714
Fax: 260-481-5422
Email: music@ipfw.edu

Office: Rhinehart Music Center
Room: 144
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

IPFW Box Office

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Music Department Mission, Vision and Values

Mission
The IPFW Department of Music prepares students for careers as professional musicians and serves the university, the Greater Fort Wayne area, and the communities of northeastern Indiana as a musical center and cultural resource.

Vision
The IPFW Department of Music will be recognized nationally for the outstanding quality and value of its undergraduate programs in music. Housed in an exceptional facility for music study and performance and supported by a network of significant community partnerships, the department will be noted for its position as the major musical resource for northeastern Indiana. Faculty in the Department of Music will be known for the excellence of their performance and scholarship as well as their contributions to the culture of the university and their professions. Graduates will be respected for their comprehensive preparation to be scholars, performers, and practitioners in their chosen careers.

Values
The IPFW Department of Music values:

  • A vibrant academic environment that respects creativity, intellectual inquiry, and scholarly collaboration
  • A culture of excellence that upholds the highest academic, artistic, and ethical standards
  • Intentional development of each student’s potential through interaction with engaged artist teachers and scholars
  • Musical enterprises that encourage discovery and appreciation of a diversity of musical styles, genres, traditions, and points of view
  • The merit, integrity, and significance of the Indiana University degrees it awards