Music Activities & Clubs

Division of Communication Studies, Fine Arts and Literature

Chordially Yours

Student-run female a cappella ensemble specializing in popular song arrangements sung without instrumental accompaniment.

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A Cappella Fellas

Student-run male a cappella ensemble specializing in popular song arrangements sung without instrumental accompaniment.​

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Gospel Choir

Gospel Choir is a student-directed group focused on the uplifting messages found in gospel music. Open to all students.

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Jazz Combo

Jazz Combos provide students with the opportunity to learn the basics of jazz history, improvisation, and forms. Students are placed into small groups based on experience and instrumentation and have weekly coachings with an instructor.  All instrumentalists are invited to join. No audition required.

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National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

NAfME (National Association for Music Education) is one of the world’s largest arts education organizations. Join the Bridgewater College chapter of NAfME to enhance your education.

We have recently sponsored events such as music technology workshops, trips to the state convention, an "Elementary School Day" in which teachers from local schools explain their lesson plans and methods, activities for "Music in Our Schools" month, and mock interviews.

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Pep Band ("Screamin' Eagles")

Pep Band ("Screamin' Eagles") is a student-led organization that has fun performing at home football and basketball games. Open to all students.

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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