Welcome by Head of Department

You are welcome to the Department of Music. It is the vision of the School of Performing Arts to be a center of excellence in the teaching and learning of Performing Arts through innovative research and performance practice to engender creativity and critical analytic skills in our students, to produce high caliber graduates to meet the nation’s human resource needs in the growing cultural industry and provide the University community, surrounding communities and the country at large with world class artistic cultural products.

It is in the light of this vision that the Department of Music has the mission to research into indigenous musical cultures of Ghana, Africa and the world: to offer training in music education to our core clients –the student and the public.

You can send us a mail, musicdeptspa@ug.edu.gh or walk-in during working hours of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday for enquiries at the department’s main office at the Department of Music, School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, Legon.

Head of Department

Dr. Joshua Alfred Amuah


Dip. Mus. Ed. (Cape Coast)

B.Ed, Mus. Ed. & Gh. Lang. (Cape Coast)

MPhil, Theory & Composition (Ghana)

PhD Theory & Composition (Ghana &USA)

Email: jamuah@ug.edu.gh