Music Major Mojo

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



Serious musician? Find your tribe here.

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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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>>

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 >>

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.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Internship

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

    Music Ensembles at Naz

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

    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 >>


      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.
      Music Blog
      November 15th
      A new CD has recently been released by Naxos on the Klavier Records label where Professor Jacob Ertl,  performed Fisher Tull's Piano Concerto with the Keystone Winds conducted by Jack Stamp. Here is a link for the website
      November 15th
      NAfME recently hosted a workshop on Private VS Public Teaching on November 12 with guest speaker, Ben Burroughs. Students in the picture (Left to right): Jessica Field, Janet Benitez, Stacey Yazo, Alex Barna, Hali Shepard, Leah Mathie, Ben Burroughs (spea…
      November 15th
      Dr. Keith Koster and Nazareth Alum, Kathleen Sullivan (General Music teacher, Greece CSD) received a research grant from NYSSMA to explore student test scores and pullout instruction in instrumental music. They'll be presenting their research paper at thi…



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