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Excellence in the art of music

Welcome to The Department of Music at Calvin College. The ability to make music is one of God’s choicest gifts to His people. Music enriches our lives, rouses our emotions, and stimulates our intellect. At Calvin College, there are many opportunities for you to use your musical gifts to “make a joyful noise!"

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PASSPORT Music Auditions


Solo PianoIf you are an incoming student (first-year or transfer student) and are interested in performing with one of Calvin's eight music ensembles, you will want to make sure to register for a music audition during your PASSPORT orientation session this summer.

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Andrew Plaisier selected for Texas Music Festival


Andrew PlaisierCongratulations to Andrew Plaisier who was one of 95 students selected out of a pool of more then 450 from around the world to attend the Texas Music Festival held at the University of Texas from June 6-27, 2015. Watch Great Day Houston 06-23 2015, a video clip featuring Andrew on KHOU-TV (Houston, Texas) performing classical music and rock n' roll fusion.

Andrew Plaisier is an applied music and biology double major at Calvin.

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Apply for a Music Scholarship

Music Scholarship 2015The ability to make music is one of God’s choicest gifts to His people. Music enriches our lives, rouses our emotions, and stimulates our intellect. At Calvin College there are many opportunities for you to use your musical gifts to “make a joyful noise”!

Scholarships for first-year students are available for piano, organ, voice, brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion and composition.

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