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.
With so many interests besides music –history, classical studies, German – Paul Westin ’15 decided against attending a conservatory. That would have narrowed his focus. He wanted to explore, which led him to Hamilton College. “Hamilton in particular stood out to me for a number of reasons, but the open curriculum was the biggest draw for me. Being able to take basically anything you want outside of your major appealed to me,” says Westin, a music major who studied for a semester in Germany.More >>
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.More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in music are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: