Music Department Homepage

The purpose of this site is to provide relevant information about the music department to prospective students, current students, faculty members, and interested members of the public. The content consists of information on coursework, performing ensembles and concerts, scholarships available, faculty, useful links, and how to contact the department

Prospective music majors for Fall, 2011:

  Register for Theory I (MUTH 181, 3 credits).

  Save 1 credit each for private lesson and performing ensemble.

Auditions for lessons will occur the weekend before classes begin. These auditions can also serve for joining ensembles. Please prepare two contrasting pieces in style, chronology, and mood. After you send in your acceptance form to the college, you will receive the Academic Planning Guide in the Spring. Follow its directions for auditions. Also, please visit the scholarship section.

For ensemble and private lesson audition guidelines click here.
For an audition form to mail in, fax or email click here.


The Department of Music needs your help to
continue to bring live music to the community and
to support student musicians in their studies.
Please, give a gift today!
Call 540/654-1012 or email

Or use our online gift service. Be certain to mark your gift "Friends of Music" in the drop down box beside the text "Please allocate my gift to"