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:
The Rhodes College Department of Music offers private applied music instruction in piano, organ, voice, and standard orchestral and band instruments to all students, including beginners. Weekly forty-five minute lessons are available to all students without audition.
Four semesters of lessons meets the College Foundation requirement [F5].
Online registration for private lessons takes place during the regular registration and Drop/Add periods.
Ruth Moore Cobb Award in Instrumental Music
This award is presented annually to an outstanding student instrumentalist in the music department.
Ethan M. Lawler, Homewood, IL, 2016
Rebecca M. Thompson, New Canaan, CT, 2015
Matthew R. Hicks, Clarksville, TN, 2014
Alex M. Piazza, New Orleans, LA, 2013
Louise Mercer Award
This award is presented annually to the student who has contributed the most to the life of music at Rhodes College.