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:
CHADRON – A relationship forged through Dr. James Margetts’ experience with the Trans-Nebraska Players since 2010 led to a trans-Atlantic music performance opportunity for Margetts during a vacation this summer. The Trans-Nebraska Players is a five-piece chamber ensemble featuring faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska-Kearney and Chadron State College.
A friend of Margetts’ since 2009, Dr. Noah Rogoff with