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!"
Simon Boenaidi had always been motivated by the dream of becoming a rock star who tours with professional musicians and travels the world. However, after affirming his faith, he felt God called him to seek a deeper understanding of music.
Music professor Charsie Randolph Sawyer recently released her new book and CD set, Gospel Vocalises & Warm Ups: Engaging Mind, Body & Spirit. She hopes her book and CD will help gospel singers, worship leaders, psalmists and choirs—especially those without a lot of knowledge or training on gospel music—grow in the ability to lead congregations in worship.
Come and experience Cantus on February 19 as they present a program entitled "The Four Loves."
Explore other captivating artists are featured on the 2015-16 Guest Artists Series. This series is designed to feature the most robust vocal ensembles and electrifying soloists on the music scene. The world-renowned artists presented on this series will leave you musically renewed in mind and spirit. So, make sure you have your tickets because you will not want to miss one moment of The Guest Artist Series.
Meet Calvin College music major Kelvyn Koning. Kelvyn is a music composition major and will be a senior this coming year. We are thrilled to welcome Kelvyn and all new and returning students to campus!
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”!
Scholarships for first-year students are available for piano, organ, voice, brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion and composition.
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