About the Department

Department of Music

About the Department


A Great Place to Learn

  • Small classes allow students to participate, ask questions and receive individual attention
  • Flexible course combinations enable students to shape their own degrees
  • Faculty have extensive teaching experience, and are dedicated to helping students attain their musical career goals
  • Music Ed Plus, a unique co-curricular experiential learning program, helps prepare students for various careers in music   


Music Courses

  • Applied lessons (instrumental and vocal study)
  • Music education/pedagogy courses
  • Computer music applications
  • Composition
  • History
  • Theory and Analysis

Student Ensembles

  • Mixed Chorale
  • Women's Chorus
  • Men's Chorus
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Chamber Music Ensembles in the Music Ed Plus Program
  • Symphony Orchestra (Niagara Community)



Music Ed Plus

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Guest lectures on musical careers
  • Skills development workshops
  • Chamber music ensembles
  • Program advising
  • Mentorship

Learning Spaces

  • Readily accessible practice rooms with well-maintained pianos
  • Computer music facilities
  • Extensive library collection with electronic resources and student-friendly lending policies
  • Well-equipped classrooms


What our graduates say...

Our Mission Statement

Dr. Karin Di Bella in the Chair's Office

Dr. Karin Di Bella in the Chair's Office