The Department of Music provides a dynamic, intensive and supportive environment that nurtures students' talents as musicians, performers and scholars. Our conservatory-style program, within a liberal arts university, brings a diverse array of performance and academic opportunities. We offer a full curriculum of bachelor’s degree programs taught by more than 40 nationally and internationally recognized performers, conductors, composers, researchers and music educators.
Our graduates enjoy vibrant careers as composers, songwriters, educators, performers, members of major orchestras and opera companies, and as music scholars and researchers.
The Department of Music offers a variety of public performance opportunities to showcase students' skills and talents, including solo student recitals, workshops, master classes and concerts both on campus and at major concert halls in New York City and abroad.