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Student Opportunities

Internships

Music students working toward a music education degree do student teaching, usually during their fifth year. No other internships are required.

Clubs, Honor Societies, and Activities

  • Musical Arts Symposium (MAS) - music club
  • Pi Kappa Lambda, Theta Zeta Chapter - music honor society

Ensembles

I Cantori
Mixed-voice chamber ensemble designed for voice majors and other serious vocal students. Director: Bruce Rasmussen

Chorale
Large mixed chorus open to all students, faculty and staff. Director: Bruce Rasmussen

Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Advanced instrumentalists perform a wide variety of music in various settings. Director: Asher Raboy

Orchestra
Orchestral masterworks performed in quarterly concerts and other events. Director: Rachelle Berthelsen-Davis

Big Band
Emphasis on the rehearsal and performance of big band jazz. Director:

Handbell Choir
Two levels of handbell choirs, "beginning" open to any student with music reading skills and "advanced" for ringing level three music and above. Director: Rosalie Rasmussen

Student Employment

The department hires student secretaries, student teachers for Paulin Center for the Creative Arts, and readers for teachers. Contact the music office at (707) 965-6201 for information on job descriptions and current openings.

Music Scholarships

Proficiency in Performance for $1,000 each

$500 to $1,500 scholarships:

  • Barbara (Coltrin) and Richard Lewis Music Scholarships
  • Patricia Loye Organ Scholarships
  • Albert E. Mayes Music Ministry Scholarships
  • Edward Charles (Teddy) Mackett Endowment for Brass Music