Music Department

Music Department Overview

Students in the music program enjoy close mentoring and a collaborative atmosphere where students and faculty perform, study, and learn together. Close student/faculty interaction allows students the opportunity to conduct individual research and performance projects, whether at the Library of Congress or the University of Vienna, Austria.

Exciting Student Outcomes

Hartwick music students complete research experiences and internships and are well-prepared for performance, graduate schools and a wide-array of employment opportunities.

Graduate School
M.A. program in Music Performance, University of Delaware
Paul Patinka ’15

M.A. program in Music Leadership,
Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England
Morgan Schoonover ’16

Ph.D. program in Music History, University of Turku, Finland
Vanja Ljubibratic ’07

String Teacher, Westridge Middle School, Orlando, FL
Phoebe Blume ’15

AIS Teacher, Warren Street Elementary School, Johnstown, NY
Beth Zajeceskowski ’14

Congratulations to Geno Carr ’99 on his new role on Broadway! Geno is a cast member in the Broadway musical “Come From Away,” officially opening on March 12, 2017. The show has been described as one that “lets the simple goodness of ordinary people outshine sensational evil.”

Read more about Geno and the show.

Music Requirements

Students interested in music may choose to earn a degree in music or a degree in music education.  A minor in music offers an opportunity to blend a passion for music with another area of study.



Music Courses

Check out our course offerings!


Special Opportunities

Your experience with the Department of Music begins with a campus visit and an audition.  As a student in the department you will have many opportunities to create, perform, and share music.


Music Faculty

Hartwick’s expert music faculty are future-focused. That’s because they work closely with students who are meant for more. Students who will make a difference in the world of tomorrow. 

Meet our Music Faculty

Still have questions?

Contact the Music Department


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