Grove City College is inviting high school students interested in pursuing degrees in music to campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, for Music Major Day.
The admissions event showcases the College’s Department of Music, which offers students five distinct majors in music, music education, music business, music and performing arts, and music and religion, along with a music minor for students in other disciplines.
The College offers instrumentalists and singers ample opportunities and quality facilities to develop their talent and skills. The department boasts a number of performing ensembles including Chapel Choir, Symphony Orchestra, Wolverine Marching Band, Symphonic Concert Band, Touring Choir, Grove City College Singers, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble. Additional student-led groups include Chamber Singers, GCC String Quartet, Gallery Brass, Cantita Woodwind Quintet, Trumpet Choir and Flute Choir.
The Department of Music’s job placement rate for music educators is 100 percent. Alumni have excelled as teachers, conductors and performers, as church musicians, as music therapists, and as arts administrators. Music students receive career advice, as well as mentorship by professors. Many alumni go onto graduate studies at some of the world’s greatest universities.
Music Major Day provides a chance for students to meet with faculty and current music students and learn more about music and life at Grove City College. They’ll have the opportunity to participate in music classes and with one of the College’s ensembles – band, choir or orchestra. High school seniors can also make plans to audition during Music Major Day.
Also on the program are a financial aid workshop, walking tours of campus, lunch with current music majors and faculty and the chance to participate in choir rehearsal and observe the College’s Orchestra’s rehearsal.
Registration is required. For a complete schedule and registration information, visit: www.gcc.edu/musicmajorday.