Overview

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.

Prospective Students

Prospective Students

Tell us about your music interests and abilities!

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Courtney Adams Music Award

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.  

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September 19
event 9/19/2015

F&M Music Faculty Concert

Barshinger Concert Hall

We are proud to present the third annual faculty concert as the opening event for the Sound...

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October 02
event 10/2/2015

Nolt Music Award Concert - Benjamin Martin

Barshinger Concert Hall

Selections from Bach, Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor; Mozart, Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major;...

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Story 5/7/2015

Senior Spotlight: Mary Grace Meland

Music major Mary Grace Meland says she's grateful for the community that Music Department faculty members foster among their students.

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Story 2/9/2015

Feel the Love: Art & Social Change

An evening of Art & Social Change/Envisioning a Loving Community Friday, February 13, 4:30 p.m. in The Ware College House Great Room. 

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Story 2/5/2015

NEH Recipient Explores The Culture of Serious Music...

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...

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