Students in the music major benefit from a broad range of course offerings in music theory and music history and culture, excellent ensembles and private lessons. The Music Department is staffed by a renowned faculty of artists, composers and scholars.
The Music Department offers private lessons in voice, keyboard instruments, and most string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.
The College Chorus, Chamber Singers, small and large Orchestras, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and Chamber Music Society offer ensemble experiences at a level of excellence not commonly found at liberal arts colleges.
The Courtney Adams Music Award, valued at $5,000 and renewable for up to four years of study, is awarded to incoming students who demonstrate exceptional musical ability, dedication, and potential for making positive contributions to the musical life of Franklin & Marshall College.Read More
The tradition of the self-effacing musician performing a composer's work without showmanship has been a source of debate that dates to the 19th century, and Franklin & Marshall Assistant Professor...Read More