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Director of Choral Activities Earns Faculty Fellow Distinction

The Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees recently honored Castleton Director of Choral Activities and Music Department Chair Sherrill Blodget as the VSC Faculty Fellow for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellowship award recognizes tenured faculty who demonstrate outstanding accomplishments in teaching and learning.

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

Castleton's music programs are designed to be individually tailored to fit any student's goals. You will work closely with a faculty advisor to take the classes that are most meaningful to you goals as a professional. Along with countless public ensembles, Castleton Music offers the following degrees and concentrations:

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 isrenewable 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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