Geneva College



Music Performance Major

  • Dr. Sha Wang

    Associate Professor of Music, released the CD Piano Music of Franz Schubert & Robert Schumann.

The Geneva College music department

Students must complete two semesters in one of the majors within the music department before acceptance can be granted in performance. Specific attention is given to personal lessons, culminating in a senior recital capstone experience.

What can you do with a music performance degree?

The performance major prepares students for private music teaching or for graduate study in performance. Examples of other opportunities include:

  • Recording artist
  • Solo performance
  • Church ministry (many students combine music performance with a student ministry major)

Classes you will take:

  • Conducting
  • Acoustics
  • World music
  • Literature and pedagogy of your major instrument

Performance opportunities:

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


Point of Excellence

A great majority of Geneva students – 70% – complete internships during the course of their study.

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Upcoming Events
The Genevans Christmas "Glad Tidings" Concert
1st Presbyterian Church, Beaver Falls 7:00 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.
January 9, 2014
Geneva College plans evening to honor MLK's legacy
Multicultural Student Services will host “A Night of the Arts in Honor of Martin Luther King: The Man. The Vision. The Dream.” on Mon., Jan. 20.
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.
November 19, 2014
Geneva vocalists perform well at Tri-State competition
Five music majors competed against peers from PA, OH and WV.
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.
May 21, 2014
May issue of @Geneva
Read about The Genevans International Tour.
June 4, 2014
New Song begins 2014 tour in July
The group will take its music and drama ministry to eight states and Canada.
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.
November 21, 2014
The Genevans welcomes Christmas season with “Glad Tidings!”
The ensemble will perform its annual Christmas concerts on Dec. 5 and 6.
April 22, 2014
“How Then Shall We Sing? An evening of Psalms” at the College Hill RP Church
New Song and The Grace Notes will perform Psalms in a variety of styles on Wed., Apr. 30 at 7 p.m.
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.