Houghton music major


Musically Excellent

Profoundly Christian

As a conservatory-model school of music within a nationally ranked, liberal arts college, the Greatbatch School of Music offers a unique combination of depth and breadth, equipping musicians for a lifetime of success and fulfillment.




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Greatbatch School of Music

Musically Excellent. Academically Engaged. Profoundly Christian.

Founded in 1883 and an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1946, Houghton College continues to build on its reputation for musical excellence, academic strength and Christian worldview.


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Careers and Outcomes

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Music instructors and faculty dedicated to your growth and development as a musician

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Music ensembles for your to take part in

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Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees to Choose From

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Featured Testimonial

One of the great things about Houghton is that you get to be surrounded by people who think, act, perform, talk, and worship differently than you do. As an educator I believe that it is crucial to have that kind of experience.

Jerbrel Bowens ’16 Music theory/music teacher at School of the Arts in Rochester, NY


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