About the Music Program


The music program at SUNY Brockport is committed to student scholarly and music performance success. The College’s music minors (music, music business, and musical theater), provide a range of academic courses that challenge students in areas such as:

  • Music theory
  • Music business
  • Music history
  • Applied piano or voice study
  • World music
  • Ethnomusicology

An additional option for those interested in music is to pursue the Arts for Children Major with a specialty in music which offers students the option of a bachelor’s degree that focuses in music.


Music Ensembles

A wide variety of music ensembles provide ample performance opportunities throughout the semester. Students at the College will be able to continue their instrumental or vocal pursuits for credit or non-credit through ensembles such as

  • College-Community Orchestra
  • College-Community Chorus
  • Gospel Choir
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Brass Band
  • Pep Band
  • Xylophone-Percussion Ensembles

Students can also pursue extra-curricular performances through solos and small group ensembles.


The music program at the College provides:

  • A friendly collegial atmosphere that promotes a love of music
  • Enjoyable and dynamic performances for the College and its community
  • Innovative music programs that feature connections to the world-renowned music scene in Rochester