Chadron State College
Chadron State College

The Music Program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music

Why choose music at Chadron State College?

Come Play With Us

Our primary goal is to prepare musicians for careers in Music Education, Music Industry, or Applied Music.  The development of teaching strategies, critical thinking, and communication skills is an important part in the study of music at Chadron State College.  The students are given the opportunity to develop networking and marketing skills as performers and as educators.

Each of our six full-time faculty members work directly with students at all levels of classroom and individual instruction.  All hold advanced degrees in their specializations and many possess additional certifications.  They also bring a wealth of professional experience to the teaching arena, and maintain active performing schedules.

Our Students Play In Class

Our music students also enjoy numerous features that make our program unique:

  • Music talent scholarships available by audition
  • CSC is part of NAMM's (the International Music Products Association) Generation Next program.
  • We boast a 100 percent placement rate of our Music Education graduates

In the News

Associate Professor Dr. John Wojcik, center, leads the Chadron State College Wind Symphony and Community Symphonic Band concert April 9, 2019, in Memorial Hall. (Tena L. Cook/Chadron State College)

Chadron Community Band celebrates 25th anniversary

CHADRON -- At 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 1993, in Memorial Hall on the Chadron State College campus, Carola Winkle raised her baton and led a group of some 30 musicians from Chadron and surrounding communities in the first 90-minute rehearsal of the Bordeaux Community Band. Though Winkle didn’t know it at the time, she started a tradition that has for …
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