Why Music Education at Ithaca College?

  • Founded in 1892 as a conservatory of music, the Ithaca College School of Music provides a comprehensive program devoted to excellence in performance and pedagogy.
  • Eight full-time Music Education faculty members and several part-time professionals guide Music Education undergraduates through a full and rich experience with major-area courses and student teaching.
  • Music Education faculty members are educator-practitioners; they continue to work regularly with music students in public schools and remain current in contemporary practices and pedagogy.
  • The undergraduate Music Education degree can be completed in four years, or it can combined with a Performance degree and completed in four and a half years.