Music Department

The Nazareth College Music Department integrates intensive studies in musicperformance, theory, and history and musicianship skillswith professional music programs. Through the combination of these music studies with the Nazareth liberal arts core, which intentionally links to the professional programs, we offer our students an education that equips them with the skills, knowledge and habits of mind to create pathways to success in their careers and in life.

Degree Offerings

Explore the numerous undergraduate and graduate music programs Nazareth offers.

Faculty and Staff

Contact us and learn more about our faculty.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Participate in out-of-classroom learning experiences through competitions, collaborative projects, and community performances.

Concerts and Events

Upcoming student and faculty recitals, concert series, and Arts Center shows.

Performance Areas

We offer private lessons and numerous opportunities for students of all majors to grow in their performance ability.


In addition to individual lessons and recitals, there are many opportunities for students to participate in music ensembles both large and small.

International Reach

Summer Programs

We offer a variety of summer camps including piano pedagogy, music composition, music education, and a bass retreat.

Current Students and Faculty


    Music for the Road
    Concert Series 2015-16
    Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Scholarships & auditions for non-music majors

    Students who are not music majors but who are interested in playing in the Nazareth College Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, or Concert Choir may compete for an Ensemble Scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 annually.



    Nov 30
    AMTAS Drumming Workshop 6:30 – 8 p.m.
    Dec 3
    AMTAS Club Meeting 12:10 – 1:10 p.m.
    Jan 15
    Master Class: William Close and the Earth Harp 2:30 – 4 p.m.
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