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Why Choose Saint Rose for Music?

You love and live for music. So do we. At the College of Saint Rose, you turn your passion for music into a profession. We provide you with the essential tools, training, and network to break into a competitive industry and make your career, whether you want to perform, write and record your own work, teach music, or work in the business of music.

You’ll hone your technique, acquire the knowledge and skills you need in music history, theory and composition to become a successful professional, and gain a solid liberal-arts and entrepreneurship training to prepare for the real world.

Degree Options

  1. B.S. in Music – Music Industry: Prepares you to work in the music business
  2. B.S. in Music Education: Readies you in four years to teach grades K-12
  3. B.Mus. in Performance: Makes you a mature musician ready to shine on the stage
  4. B.A. in Music: Gives you the comprehensive knowledge and skill-set to understand, play, and teach music

Whether you want to write scores for TV and movies, be a session player, teach kids music, or perform onstage, or work behind the scenes, you’ll find a supportive community that will inspire your imagination and fire your ambition. Get your career in tune at Saint Rose.

Program Highlights

  • Named one of the Top Music Business Programs by Billboard
  • Write, record, and engineer your own music in our state-of-the-art sound studios
  • Cut your own vinyl with our analog recording, mastering, and record-cutting technology
  • Perform in national and international venues
  • Learn your craft and art with individual attention from top faculty
  • Collaborate alongside talented, creative classmates who are into everything from Baroque to jazz to hiphop
  • Opportunities to perform and listen to live performances
  • Choose from internships aligned with your career goals
  • Rose Record Label Group – a student run record label group launched by Saint Rose Music Industry students with a mission to provide fresh ideas, opportunities and experiences to a diverse group of artists and fans alike.


Rhapsody in Blue by Professor Young Kim and the Saint Rose Wind Ensemble

Cutting Vinyl at Saint Rose

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