Music

Music Concert Celebrates Diversity

The Castleton University Chorale and Chamber Singers recently blended together the power of music and inclusivity as they performed their December winter concert, titled the Universal Language of Song, celebrating the many nationalities of the Castleton community.

Castleton has a strong reputation for training musicians and educators for outstanding careers. As a student in the Music Program you will benefit from small class sizes, individual attention, and a caring faculty committed to preparing you for a career in music.

A wide variety of performing ensembles are offered for all students regardless of their field of study. With an array of vocal and instrumental opportunities, all students are encouraged to pursue their musical interests and discover new talents. 

Degree Programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music
    • General (BA.MUS)
    • Performance (BA.MUS.PERF)
    • Musical Theater (BA.MUS.THA)
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education (BM.EDU)
    • Certification in PreK-12 vocal and instrumental music
    • Students have a "4+1" option of adding a fifth year after the BM.EDU degree and graduating with a completed Master of Music Education degree
  • Master of Music Education (MM.Ed)
    • Flexible and practical curriculum for full-time and part-time students

Music Minor

Students majoring in other areas can complete a minor by selecting 18 credits or more of music courses in conjunction with an advisor in the Music Department.

Music Department Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships open to all entering music majors. The recipient’s award of $2,500 per year is renewable for the duration of the degree program provided that the student remains a music major in good standing. For more information see Admissions and Audition Process for Music Majors.

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