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February 20, 2024

Music Experience Day

General information

Music Experience Day is a fantastic opportunity for high school musicians to attend Gordon music classes, observe and participate in ensemble rehearsals, sit in on lessons and coachings, learn from our faculty and meet our students! You will experience firsthand just how exciting, inspiring and rewarding the music program at Gordon can be for you and how it feels to be a college music student!

Whether you want to pursue a music major in college or just want to discover ways to continue making music during your college career, this is your chance to jump in and experience it now! Please join us for this special experience at Gordon College; it will be our honor to host you.

Note: If you are a high school senior, please consider signing up for music auditions on February 19 and stay overnight for Music Experience Day on February 20.

General Schedule

You will be able to create your own schedule and choose what you are interested in!

7:45 a.m. Check-in starts
8 a.m. Music Education 1: PreK-5
9:15 a.m. Welcome to the Department of Music
9:45 a.m. Music History & Literature I
9:45 a.m. Conducting
11:30 a.m. Observe College Choir rehearsal
12:30 p.m. Lunch at Lane with Music Students
1:30 p.m. Parents Session
1:45 p.m. Twentieth Century Techniques
2 p.m. Various lessons, coaching, chamber music
3:30 p.m. Learn more about Music at Gordon and meet music faculty for Q&A
4:15 p.m. Tour of Gordon
4:40 p.m. Observe Men's Choir rehearsal
5:30 p.m. Dinner at Lane with Music Students 
6:30 p.m. Observe Gordon College Symphony Orchestra rehearsal

All registrations must be received by Thursday, February 15th

Some programming for parents visiting for the day will also be offered. In classes and rehearsals where the location is large enough, parents are welcome to observe.


Have any questions?

For more information contact:
Cordelia Schirer-suter
Director of Music Admissions