KSC’s versatile Music program includes Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Education, Performance, Composition, and Music Technology, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music option. Music majors participate in various ensembles, perform in master classes with guest artists, and are active in their professional organizations. Ensemble participation by all members of the campus community is encouraged. More about Program OverviewStudent Links Portal
There’s a lot to know about the KSC Music department. For a quick glimpse, check out our Quick Facts page. More about Quick Facts
Whether you want to learn about the history of music, study music theory, perfect your classical guitar technique, sing in the chorus, or create an independent project, you’ll find what you’re looking for – and then some! – in our course listings. More about Courses
Music students at Keene State have opportunities to work in local schools, to conduct performances of their own compositions, to study with masters, to sing and play with a variety of ensembles in a variety of styles, and more. More about Student Profiles
Keene State music graduates go on to careers in teaching, performing, and composing. “My career has gone beyond what I could have hoped for" says Rob Westerberg ’87, an award winning high school choral director. "I feel very blessed for a lot of the people and circumstances in my life, not the least of which is Keene State’s music program." More about Alumni Profiles
In addition to College and outside scholarships awarded through Student Financial Services, the Department of Music makes annual awards. More about Scholarships
All members of the Keene State community are welcome to participate in the Department of Music’s performing groups, and music majors and minors are required to perform in large and small ensembles. The options for joining in the music are numerous, from Opera Workshop and Concert Choir to Percussion, Piano, Fiddle, and String ensembles. More about Ensembles
If you plan to apply to Keene State as a music major or minor, you must to pass an audition that involves singing or playing a musical instrument. Specific requirements vary, depending on your instrument. More about Audition Information
Faculty in the Music Department are accomplished professional musicians. Most perform regularly on campus, throughout the region, state, and country, and internationally. More about Department Faculty
Keene State College alumnus Glen D’Eon ‘93 has been awarded the Distinguished Music Educator of the Year by the New Hampshire Music Educators Association (NHMEA).
D’Eon who has been involved in music education at Fall Mountain Regional High School in Langdon, NH, for most of his career, received his undergraduate degree…
Continuing the cultural exchange that was developed a few years ago, the Keene State College Chamber Singers traveled to the City of Keene’s partner city of Einbeck, Germany, in May to participate in an eight-day collaboration with community musicians. The Keene delegation included 13 music majors, one architecture student, and…
If you’re an English/Writing major as a Keene State undergrad, you probably plan to do some serious writing someday. If you’re recent grad Tori Tucker ’17, you’ve already done plenty.
She wrote a novella, The Life and Times of Judith Fletcher, when she was living in Holloway Hall as a…
Drawing upon their long tradition, the KSC Chamber Singers continue building musical and interpersonal bridges between the College and community through a series of outreach performances and choral exchanges with local and international choirs. In November 2016, the Singers travelled to three Vermont schools to sing with and learn from…
Junior Geoff Edwards’ love of music started early. He began studying the piano when he was seven years old and took up the cello a year later. As he delved deeper into the art, he grew to love music technology and audio engineering, so he entered Keene State as a…