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
Handbells


 

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Upcoming Events
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Fall Semester Begins
The Fall semester of the 2014-2015 school year begins.
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February 14, 2014
"Literature with a Vengeance"
The third part of the Geneva Reading Series will be Wed., Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.
October 30, 2013
Explore Geneva’s liberal arts majors
November’s Open House includes unique opportunities for those interested in majoring in English, history, political science, sociology, communications, philosophy or music.
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.
October 28, 2013
Geneva Reading Series continues
The second and final event in the series for the fall semester is Wed., Nov. 6.
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.
September 16, 2013
Literary talent to be showcased
Featuring the works of students and faculty members, the first of the Geneva Reading Series will be held on Wed., Sep. 25.
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.
November 8, 2013
Student-sponsored concert for the Music Department on Nov. 22
All proceeds from the six-band concert, organized by senior Ryan Kearns, go to Geneva’s music programs.
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 14, 2013
The Genevans are collecting donations for Philippine Typhoon Relief
The choir’s connection began with music ministry but already goes much deeper.
November 22, 2013
The Genevans choir welcomes Christmas season with annual performance
Themed “Birth of a King,” the free concerts will be Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7.
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.