The Department of Music at Rhodes College fosters an environment in which students can combine serious musical study with the depth and richness of a traditional liberal arts curriculum. Current students in music will find access to useful information through this page on a regular basis. Check back here often!
Emily Mann ’12
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Guitarist and Rhodes music alumnus Elliott Ives ’00 recently appeared on the Country Music Awards with singer Justin Timberlake.
Rhodes College Department of Music offers varied vocal and instrumental ensembles, which are open to all students: non-majors, majors, and minors. Four semesters of ensembles meets the College Foundation requirement [F5].
Auditions occur early each semester. Fall semester auditions are held the Monday and Tuesday before classes begin. Come to Hassell Hall to sign up for an audition time. Contact the coordinators for more information.
As part of Prof. Mona Kreitner’s Fall 2015 Music and Healing course, students volunteer at Hope House, a non-profit that assists children and adults impacted by HIV and AIDS.
Cheryl L. Keyes is Professor of Ethnomusicology and Chair of FAC for the Bunche Center for African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
The Memphis Chapter NATS (National Association of the Teachers of Singing) auditions were held at the University of Memphis on Oct. 31.
A total of 16 courses (64 credits) as follows: