Students majoring in Music are mentored to excel in their chosen fields through teaching that encourages thoughtful engagement and critical thinking. The music curriculum serves a diverse constituency while maintaining the highest standards in each discipline and is informed by the interdisciplinary collaboration afforded in a liberal arts setting.
Students majoring in Music may choose to focus their studies in a variety of specializations, including: Music Performance, Musical Theatre, Sound Production and Engineering, or Music Education for students with a declared major in the College of Education and Human Services on their path toward teaching certification.
Create Your Musical Path
Pursuing music with Seton Hall's College of Communication and the Arts.
“I have a broad range of experience in both the professional and academic musical worlds. I draw upon this inspiration to provide fully realized musical performances that engage the performers to perform to the best of their abilities, both technically and emotionally.”Jason TrammAssistant Professor and Director of Choral Activities.
Our curriculum features a range of courses in music history, theory, technology, and conducting, as well as private vocal and instrumental lessons. Our ensembles (choirs, bands, orchestra, jazz ensemble) afford students performing opportunities ranging from regular appearances at the South Orange Performing Arts Center to highlight concerts at venues like Carnegie Hall and NJPAC, and our dedicated Music Technology Lab offers students on-campus experience with a wide array of professional music production software and equipment. Juries, workshops, recitals, and musical theater presentations throughout the academic year offer opportunities for solo performing. Students are given exposure to leading professional artists through regular concert and workshops presentations of the Classical Concert Series and Jazz ‘n the Hall.
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