Music - Experience the Music! Newberry College’s nationally accredited (NASM) Department of Music is perfect for aspiring music performers, music teachers, and church musicians. We strive to prepare students for future careers in all areas of music. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, and an outstanding faculty of active performers who are also experienced teachers, every student receives the kind of personalized, attentive instruction that is essential to developing one's musical talent to the fullest. The Alumni Music Center recently renovated its front lobby and recital hall as the beginning of an initiative to improve the resources for Newberry’s Music Department. Currently the Center houses a 150-seat recital hall, practice rooms, a band room, offices, and classrooms.
Lindsey Holland will be the guest soloist with the NC Jazz Band. A dynamic young vocalist, Lindsey resides in Rochester, NY. She has been working and studying with Jamie Jordan (Eastman), the NY Voices, Chris Ziemba and Nancy Kelly. She currently fronts her own 5tet, The Little Big Band and the Uptown Society Orchestra, with her father Big Band leader–Rick Holland, who plays trumpet and flugelhorn. Her interests in music vary, but one thing for sure, she commits to the styles of Swingin’ Big Band Jazz.
Come early to Wiles Chapel
Get a seat and
Enjoy the concerts.
NEWBERRY COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE will be held March 29, 2014. This is the perfect time to visit the campus, meet our music staff and see what the life of a college musician would be like! Actually, you will be able to visit with any of the departments while on campus.
The Newberry College Department of Music, through a supportive student-oriented community, provides a comprehensive musical foundation from which students may pursue an ongoing involvement with music. The faculty and staff encourage the development of musicianship, creativity, critical thinking, leadership, and personal growth through instruction, performance, scholarship, and service. The Department of Music is dedicated to the aesthetic value of the musical arts and strives to ensure that Newberry College students remain passionate, lifelong advocates of music.
Department of Music graduates are prepared to participate and lead in a variety of levels in the field of music. Newberry music graduates include outstanding professional performers, and choral and instrumental music educators who lead excellent school music programs throughout the Southeast. Newberry music alumni have received graduate degrees in programs throughout the United States. Music Department graduates have also had successful careers in the music industry.
The Department of Music at Newberry College is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
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