Music Major & Minor


Have you ever thought about studying music in college? Goshen College loves music. At GC, you’ll hear hymns sung in four-part harmony in chapel and on soccer field bleachers. When you enroll in GC’s supportive and rigorous music major or minor, you’ll find that your classmates not only love to be surrounded with music, they are dedicated to mastering it.

Your music studies will be held in the Music Center, a concert facility known for its world-class acoustics. Sauder Concert Hall has been described as one of the top venues in the country. Rieth Recital Hall is home to an immaculate Taylor and Boody pipe organ complete with 1,600 resounding pipes. During your time as a music student, you’ll become well acquainted with performing in these esteemed halls whether with chamber music groups, large ensembles, or as a soloist. Our students who study music grow their skills in community as members of our fine ensembles: Chamber Choir,  Lavender Jazz, Symphony Orchestra, Vox Profundi (low voice chorus) and Voices of the Earth (high voice chorus).

At GC you will receive an education grounded in the classical music tradition, while also immersed in world music, jazz, living composers, folk music and church music of many styles. Our faculty’s diverse expertise and breadth of knowledge will ensure that you excel in your primary instrument and area of concentration while deepening your knowledge and skills in music theory and history.

Our music courses are designed for music majors who want to pursue a career in the world of music, or those who want to minor in music to master their instrument. The music major and minor is also an excellent complement to other majors and programs at Goshen College, and in many circumstances a double major is not only achievable, but rewarding.

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Faculty & Staff

Scott Hochstetler

Professor of Music

Solomia Soroka

Professor of Music

Matthew Hill

Professor of Music

H. Roz Woll

Assistant Professor of Music

Dustin George-Miller

Music Center Office Coordinator

Marcia Yost

Adjunct Professor of Music

See adjunct music faculty and studio teachers for your particular instrument or vocal part.