The Power of Music

After being selected to participate in the International Conductors Exchange Program (ICEP) through the American Choral Directors Association in early 2017, Castleton Music Department Chair Sherrill Blodget recently returned to campus motivated and inspired after her abroad visit.

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
    • 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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Dec 13

The Other Mozart: The Forgotten Story of Mozart's Genius Sister

Sylvia Milo created and acts in a one-person drama set in a stunning 18-foot dress and based on the Mozart family's humorous and heartbreaking letters…