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Welcome to the Department of Music and Dance Program. The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and is home to the Dance Program, which offers a minor in dance. This site highlights the many exceptional academics, faculty, performances and programs produced through the department. Your learning is an important endeavor. We look forward to working with you as you take the next steps in your education and growth.

General inquiries may be directed to the main Music office at (773) 442-5900 or to

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Whether you are interested in a major or minor in music education or performance, the music program places an emphasis on the development of your musical performance abilities. Many of Northeastern's faculty members have trained at some of the finest music schools and conservatories in the world. This level of knowledge and experience, along with your personal investment, will make your studio lessons second-to-none. Participation in musical ensembles is a requirement of all music students, as well as attendance at live performances each semester. All students seeking admission to the music program must perform a live audition.

Are you ready to explore the music program at Northeastern? Would you like to visit the campus or schedule an audition? Contact Sasha Gerritson, Scholarship and Recruitment Coordinator at (773) 442-5906.


The individually designed dance minor is comprised of technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz and Spanish dance. The student performance group, Repertory Dance Ensemble, performs choreography created by faculty, students and guest artists each semester. Other unique performance and learning opportunities are accessible through collaborative partnerships with the Ruth Page Center for the Arts and through the University’s in-residence dance company, Ensemble Español.

All students seeking admission to the dance program must demonstrate proficiency in dance through a live audition. Are you ready to explore the dance program at Northeastern? Would you like to visit the campus or schedule an audition? Contact Jamie Farrell, Dance Program Coordinator at (773) 442-5983.

Music Scholarship Audition Dates:

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

To schedule your music scholarship audition date and time, contact Sasha Gerritson at
For information on dance scholarships email Dance Program Coordinator Jamie Farrell at or call (773) 442-5983.


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