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School of Music

Remarkable facilities and acclaimed performers and teachers prepare you for a life centered in music.

Fredonia alumnus, Zachary Arenz (‘10 B.Mus., ‘12 M.M. Music Education) was just named the 2024 New York State Teacher of the Year!

Fredonia’s award-winning faculty and alumni network is powerful, connecting you with limitless opportunities to forge your unique path in the world. Our liberal arts campus provides a unique and affordable experience for every student. There is a place for you at Fredonia.

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Our reputation is built on a long history of excellence, consistency, trust, innovation, and insight from a faculty dedicated to teaching.

  • Our Music Education program currently boasts an incredible 100% job placement rate after graduation.

  • Fredonia's M.M. Music Education degree program was recently named one of the Top 50 programs in the nation.

  • Fredonia is the only school with a NYS-registered multi-award MusB/MM degree program in Music Education

  • Fredonia's Jazz program has won 3 DownBeat Magazine Awards in just five years!

  • Fredonia's music students perform regularly in the university's Rockefeller Arts Center designed by acclaimed architect I.M. Pei and listed as one of the most amazing 25 college theaters in the US.

  • Fredonia offers over $8 million in scholarships annually

Fredonia is training the next generation of music professionals, and our graduates are poised to take the lead in reimagining and reshaping how music connects us.

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