The music degree program at Nazareth College not only prepares students to be accomplished musicians, it immerses you in the study of music from multiple perspectives with wide possibilities of professional work.
Among our alumni are an Emmy-award winning composer, a nationally known arranger, opera singer, and scholars engaged in a range of professional careers.
In addition to academic instruction, the program gives you the opportunity to become technically proficient and artistically expressive as a musician. You'll learn from professors who are highly trained artists and active performers. You'll find an intensive focus on private lessons, many performance opportunities, and a supportive environment that lets you perfect your talent from the first day of college to the last.
The B.A. program requirements have enough flexibility that you can choose a second major in areas such as mathematics, science, psychology, and communication and media.
Auditions are required for this major. View audition details.
Education: Ph.D., Boston University; M.A. Jagiellonian University; B.A., Jagiellonian University
Teaching and Research Interests: History of twentieth-century music (especially the avant-garde of the 1950s and 1960s, “sonorism,” music in the Cold War); musical aesthetics; history of music theory; ethnomusicology; and jazz.
Composer, conductor, music producer, and director for television, film, and theatre
Allocco has won a career-total of seven Daytime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series (The Bold and the Beautiful).