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Department of Music & Musical Theatre Geneseo celebrates its 150th year, the Department of Music & Musical Theatre is excited to launch a series of New Academic Programs

With offerings in Music Performance • Musical Theatre • Music Education • Jazz and American Music • Music Business • Conducting • Musicology

A redesigned Music BA with options for specialized focus in Music Performance, Music Education, Jazz and American Music,  Music Business, Conducting, and Musicology.

The department's expanded offerings now also include a Bachelor's of Professional Studies in Musical Theatre in addition to our Musical Theatre BA and minor. 

The department also enjoys a cooperative agreement with the Eastman School of Music, preparing selected students for entrance into Eastman's MA in Music Education with professional certification.

All members of the Geneseo community are also welcome to participate in any of our department ensembles ranging from several choral ensembles to orchestra and wind ensemble, to jazz ensemble, and the Geneseo String Band. We present over 60 concerts and events each year, including musical theatre productions, symphony orchestra concerts, degree recitals, as well as faculty and guest artist performances.

...we Invite you to join us.

Get Involved! The Department of Music & Musical Theatre welcomes all students, regardless of major.

Ways to participate include:
  • Joining one of our many instrumental or choral ensembles
  • Auditioning for one of our musical theatre productions
  • Taking lessons on your instrument or voice (we offer private instrumental lessons and group voice classes for non-majors)
  • Audition for the Music major (we offer majors and minors in all instruments, including piano, classical guitar, classical voice, and musical theatre, plus concentrations in theory, history, ethnomusicology, composition and conducting)
  • Consider Music Education (we have an exciting partnership with the Eastman School of Music which prepares our graduates for the Master of Arts with professional certification at the Eastman School of Music)

Please note: Music and Musical Theatre auditions for prospective students for Fall 2021 will be in video/online format. Please contact Tammy Farrell at to apply or get more information. Geneseo,

musical opportunities abound!

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Department of Music & Musical Theatre
101 Brodie Hall

Gerard Floriano, Chair
Phone: 585-245-5250

Tammy Farrell, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 585-245-5824