Music Department

Close, personal attention from audition to graduation

Westfield offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, with optional concentrations in Composition, Jazz Studies, Music Education, Music History, Instrumental Performance, and Vocal Performance. 

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Audition Information

In addition to submitting a completed application for admission to Westfield State University, all prospective music majors and minors must audition to be considered for admission to the music program. The application deadline is March 1st, 2019.

Audition Details

Department Announcements

October 19, 2018

5th Annual High School Choral Festival with Dr. Jeffrey Douma.

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Student Resources

Information for current students

Undergraduate Catalog

Information about our course requirements for music majors

Ely Library

Our campus library with access to music resources including the entire Naxos Music Library available for streaming


Our ensembles are open to all students including non-music majors. Music majors are required to participate in at least one large and one small ensemble each semester of study.

Piano Ensemble
Wind Symphony
Jazz Big Band
University Chorus and Chamber Chorale
Small Jazz Ensembles
Classical Guitar Ensemble
Percussion Ensemble
Music Theatre Workshop
String Ensemble


Our graduates are currently employed in these careers:

  • Teachers in public and private schools
  • Professional performers
  • Composers
  • Music Directors
  • Entertainment (Cruise ships, Disney)
  • College Professors
  • Military Bands