Opportunities for the Non-Music Major
Every student at Central Connecticut State University is invited to participate in the Department of Music ensembles. Some require an audition, but others do not (see below). We also offer several classes designed for the students of all majors who wish to gain a basic understanding of specific areas of music (see course listing below).
To receive more information about a specific ensemble, click here or email the instructor listed below.
Chorale or University Singers*: Dr. Drew Collins
Bands: Dr. Lauren Reynolds
Orchestra*, strings, or chamber music*: Professor Julie Ribchinsky
Jazz, Big Band*, or Combos*: Dr. Carl Knox
*Certain ensembles require an audition or consultation with the ensemble director. Contact the professor for specific requirements.
Classes for the non-major
Piano Class I, II-MUS 250,251
Music Fundamentals- MUS109
Listening to Classical Music-MUS 110
Music of the Worlds Peoples-MUS 111
History of Jazz-MUS 113
Intro to Music Technology-MUS 114
Search in Music-The Beatles-MUS 100
In order to enroll in private lessons, students must meet with the Department of Music Chair, Dr. Carlotta Parr, to declare a music minor.