Geneva College



Music Education Major

Music Department

Music education students combine music instruction with professional education certification coursework from the education department. The education courses cover issues such as: technology, methods, assessments, exceptionalities in the classroom and more.

Why choose music education at Geneva College?

  • Geneva’s program is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and, through interstate agreements, certification is readily achieved in many other states as well. 
  • Teach vocal and instrumental music.
  • Certification to teach in elementary and secondary schools in both public and private sectors.

Classes you will take:

  • Conducting
  • School Music Methods
  • Class lessons
  • Ensembles

Some performance opportunities

Marching Band
Concert Band
Jazz Band
The Genevans
New Song
Brass Choir
Woodwind Quintet
String Quintet


Point of Excellence

Average class size is 17 students.

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Upcoming Events
Geneva chaplain Rutledge Etheridge
Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

Networking & Etiquette Dinner
Presidents Dining Room 5:00 p.m.

February 14, 2014
"Literature with a Vengeance"
The third part of the Geneva Reading Series will be Wed., Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.
March 7, 2014
Geneva faculty to present recital
Featuring music with children’s themes, the recital by Dr. Curtis, Professor Donaldson and Dr. Wang will be Sat., Mar. 22.
March 27, 2014
Genevans spring concerts
The choir will perform “Psalms for the King" on Mar. 28-29.
March 31, 2014
Geneva’s Jazz Band to present concert of swing standards
“In the Mood XIX: Big Band Music Returns” will be on Sat., Apr. 12.
February 26, 2014
Spring Music Events announced
Music performances include guest artists, a faculty recital, choir and band concerts, and more.
April 9, 2014
Symphonic Band to present Spring Concert
The 68-member ensemble will perform on Apr. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
February 28, 2014
The Genevans announce dates for Spring Break tour
The choir will perform “Psalms for the King” across Ohio.
February 27, 2014
“Songs from the Movies” concerts
The Genevans present music from films on Feb. 28 and Mar. 1, with proceeds supporting the group’s 2014 international tour.