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    State University of New York at Oswego
  Dec 11, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


29 Hewitt Union
Directory of Professors  

The Music Department is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Its offerings are designed to provide a wide range of experiences in music history and literature, music theory, and performance. All music classes and lessons are open to qualified students, regardless of major.

The two music programs are the music major, which leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree and the music minor within the Bachelor of Arts curriculum. The required courses for each program are important for building basic musicianship. Four Tracks are available under the BA - Generalist; Audio Recording and Production; Jazz Studies; and Performance. A Certificate of specialized study in piano is also available. Elective courses are chosen under Music Department advisement according to the student’s interests, needs and career goals. Additional career options are available by combining music with another major or a minor in a related field. These combinations have successfully prepared students for careers and further study in performance, music education, composition, music theatre and audio recording and production. The Music Department also participates in several interdisciplinary majors and minors, such as American Studies, African-American Studies, Audio Production and Design, Gender and Women’s Studies, and Arts Management. There are many opportunities for musical performance in concerts by the numerous departmental vocal and instrumental organizations and in student recitals.

Classroom features include large rehearsal rooms, many practice rooms equipped with pianos, a music department alll purpose room, a Pro Tools HD based recording studio, an electronic class piano laboratory, a MIDI lab, and a wide selection of musical instruments and equipment.

The Music Department cosponsors the following interdisciplinary programs:







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