Music

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Perform in ensembles small or large. Learn vital entrepreneurship, teaching, or therapy skills. Take on an internship nearby, in New York City, or abroad.

Audition Information

Auditions are held from November to April for all music majors. Non-music majors also can audition to be in ensembles and get scholarships.

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David Cowles and Brittney Burgess

"It's opportunity after opportunity"

Brittney Burgess '18 (shown with David Cowles, art lecturer) is a music education and vocal performance major selected by Nazareth professors to sing for a Sesame Street video created by Cowles. Read the story of F is for Fairytale.

Elio at Nazareth College

What is Elio?

Naz students competed to compose musical scores for Elio commercials. The three-wheeled car of the future stopped at Naz during a recent promotional tour. Read more »

Music Major Mojo, Jeannie, Nazareth College

Music Major Mojo

6 things you may not know about Naz music majors by Jeanie McCarthy '17.

Performances

    Nazareth College Choir with Mark Zeigler (conductor) and Mathew Valverde (tenor).
    Nazareth College Symphony Orchestra with Nancy Strelau (conductor) and Ivanka Drainkova (piano).
    Eric Hauck and S. Shade Zajac on cello.
    Marjorie Roth, Nazareth College, Music

    Life of the Mind: Marjorie Roth, Ph.D., D.M.A

    Marjorie Roth, professor of music history and flute and director of the honors program at Nazareth, discusses the importance of esoteric studies and musicology in the study of music history. Read more »

    Studying and Interning Abroad

    Quinton Harvey '15 studied abroad in Berlin for a semester where he interned with Musica Reanimata, an organization that rediscovers and promotes the work of composers who fled Nazi Germany. Learn more about Quinton »

    Music at Naz

    Perform in ensembles small or large. Learn vital entrepreneurship, teaching, or therapy skills. Take on an internship nearby, in New York City, or abroad.

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    Music Blog
    August 28th
    CMP Students won Junior All Star Competition in 2016The Junior All-Star Competitions, a competition organized by the Greater Rochester Music Teachers Association is a competition for students born in or after 2000 whose performance level and quality of mu…
    August 5th
    Nazareth College Vocal Backup is singing again with Josh Groban's summer touring show at the Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center on July 25th and at Darien Lake on July 26th.  Congratulate these Naz music majors, music theatre majors and recent m…
    July 1st
    Kristen Shiner McGuire, Coordinator of Percussion Studies, has a new publication that has been released from Kendor Music - Baroque for Marimba, edited by Nazareth recent Master's of Music Education graduate Victoria Valente, who now has a full time music…

    Music Ensembles at Naz

    In addition to individual lessons and recitals there are many opportunities for students of all majors to participate in music ensembles, large and small. Prospective and current students who audition for ensembles are considered for talent scholarships.

    Jazz at Lincoln Center Internship

      K.C. Sullivan '15 spent a summer interning with Jazz at Lincoln Center.

      Study Abroad, Austria, Music, Nazareth College

      Summer in Austria

      Spend a summer semester learning in theatres, concert halls, and landmarks during this unique study abroad opportunity in Austria.

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