The Music Department at Adrian College is committed to excellence in performance and education.
Students who choose to major in Music at Adrian College may choose from five degree programs: Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Bachelor Arts in Music, Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management - Music, and Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre. Students may also choose music as a minor.
The music degree offerings at Adrian College are fully certified by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and are aligned with the standards set by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
The music faculty at Adrian College is an assemblage of some of the finest music educators and performers in the region. All music faculty are experienced teachers who hold graduate degrees in music performance and education from some of the finest conservatories in the country. Students will study one-on-one with specialists in vocal and instrumental music. The student-to-faculty classroom ratio in the Music Department averages 8-to-1.
Each semester, over 200 students participate in vocal and instrumental ensembles at Adrian College. These ensembles are open to all students. To view offerings, go to:
The Adrian College Choir performed live in concert with renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli at Joe Louis Arena on Sunday, December 14, 2014.
The tenor was accompanied by the Adrian College Choir under the direction of Thomas Hodgman and accompanied by full symphony orchestra.