Visiting the School of Music

School of Music Tours
The School of Music is pleased to offer information sessions for prospective students and families most weekdays at 11:00 a.m. Each session will cover information about applying, auditions, general School information, and a tour of the Whalen Center for Music. Participants should report to the main entrance of the James J. Whalen Center for Music (online map). This information session will last approximately one hour. Please use the form below to sign up for an information session.

Campus Tours
The Office of Admission offers many opportunities for prospective students to visit campus, including daily campus tours, personal meetings with an admission counselor, and open houses.
Office of Admission: Visit Ithaca

Open Houses
The School of Music is pleased to participate in each Ithaca College open house. Open houses are offered on Saturdays and select weekdays, and provide an opportunity for you to learn about our academic programs, explore our campus, and meet many of the people that make Ithaca the special place that it is.
Office of Admission: Open Houses

Private Lessons
Prospective students may contact our faculty members to inquire about taking a private lesson. Lessons are given at the sole discretion and availability of faculty members. In most cases, a fee is charged for these lessons. Please visit our faculty directory to contact our faculty directly.
School of Music Faculty Directory

Accepted Students
Accepted students to the School of Music are invited to attend the Dean's Host program. The program takes place in March and April, and participants have the opportunity to experience first-hand what life as a music student is like.
Dean's Host Program (available in March)


James J. Whalen Center for Music
School of Music Guided Tour

Learn more about why the Ithaca College School of Music and our James J. Whalen Center for Music facilities are perfectly designed to promote the success of musicians. Our building is host to 400+ recitals, concerts, and special guest performances each year.

Explore Campus with a Virtual Guided Tour