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Focus on Performance or  Music Education

Department of Music

Division of Communication Studies, Fine Arts and Literature

Do you hear that? The sound of music is alive at Bridgewater College. Whether you sing, play an instrument or want to explore the history and theory of music, it’s all here.

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The department of music is small and personal. You’ll have easy access to private practice rooms and rehearsal spaces. Your professors are always available for personal instruction and guidance. You’ll get to know students across campus through the various music ensembles. Concert choir, chorale, jazz ensemble, symphonic band and so much more.

We’re always learning, practicing and performing. Join us.

Music Major

Focus on performance – vocal or instrumental – or music education.

Music Minor

Pair your love of music with any degree at Bridgewater.

Music Admissions & Scholarships

Find out more about the application process, audition requirements and scholarships available to students.

Music Ensembles

You don’t need to be a music major to participate in one of our choral, instrumental or chamber ensembles. All students are welcome.

Music Activities & Clubs

Join activities and clubs related to the music department.

Music Faculty

Questions? Contact Us!

For general questions about the department of music, instrumental music and music education:

Dr. Christine Carrillo, Department Chair
540-828-5301
ccarrill@bridgewater.edu

For more information on organ, piano and composition:

Dr. Larry Taylor, Associate Professor
540-828-5302
ltaylor@bridgewater.edu

For more information on choral ensembles and vocal music:

Dr. John McCarty, Assistant Professor
540-828-5305
jmccarty@bridgewater.edu