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The Department of Music 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 seven 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 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

Our Students Play In Class

In the News

New acoustical shell installed at Memorial Hall

Dr. Sid Shuler, left, leads the Chadron State College Wind Symphony in practice in the new acoustical shell on the stage in Memorial Hall's Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. The first formal performance using the shell will be the final concert of the High Plains Band and Choir Festival Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. (Photo by Tena L. Cook/Chadron State College)

CHADRON – When hundreds of regional high school musicians took to the stage in Chadron State College’s Memorial Hall Auditorium during the 45th Annual High Plains Band and Choir Festival they heard a new sound. An acoustical shell, completed in late January will help the performers hear themselves and fellow musicians better. The inaugural event for the shell is the High Plains …
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High Plains Band and Choir Festival set for Feb. 6-7

Fall music performance schedule announced

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