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Music

You will have eight ensembles to choose from to develop performance skills, plus student groups and a chance for solo work. You will also build proficiency in the many dimensions of the musical experience through study of historical and theoretical concepts.

Adelaide Fuller ’17 during her internship at the Brooklyn Bowl music venue.
Adelaide Fuller ’17 during her internship at the Brooklyn Bowl music venue.

A musician’s choice: branching out with liberal arts

Music was always Adelaide Fuller ’17’s choice as a major, but she wanted a liberal arts school, not a conservatory. ‘The beautiful thing about a Hamilton music education is that I get to grow in so many ways that do not include music, and the community is a nurturing and supportive one,” says Fuller, whose focus is vocal performance. She’s taken English and history courses and wants to challenge herself with science or econ. She did a College-funded summer internship at Brooklyn Bowl, a music venue in Williamsburg. “Not only have I been exposed to all sorts of cool music, but I’ve learned so much about the intricacies of the music industry: managing social media and the website, researching and contacting potential acts, money management, risk-taking, etcetera,” she says.

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Catherine Crone ’13
Catherine Crone ’13

A graduate's path: a fellowship, academic aspirations

Catherine Crone ’13, who double-majored in music and math, capped a distinguished career at Hamilton College by winning a prestigious Royster Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She’s studying musicology and hopes to make a career in academics.

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