Faithfully pursuing excellence in the art of music.
The ability to make music is one of God’s choicest gifts to His people. Music enriches our lives, rouses our emotions, and stimulates our intellect. At Calvin College, there are many opportunities for you to use your musical gifts to “make a joyful noise!"
Explore Music at Calvin
Majors and Programs
Explore our academic programs and learn how you can study music.
See who's performing this year and attend one of our many concerts or performances.
Meet your new musical family: find your ensemble here.
PASSPORT Music Auditions
If you are an incoming student (first-year or transfer student) and are interested in performing with one of Calvin's eight music ensembles, you will want to make sure to register for a music audition during your PASSPORT orientation session.
Meet our Majors
Meet Stephen Maley, a senior who is graduating this May with a Music Theory and Composition Major and a Film and Media Minor.
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Music's part in life's harmony
The topic of vocation is important to Calvin College professor David Fuentes because part of his job is to help students uncover their personal calling and understand how much of their lives will be directly related to music.
News & Stories, June 16, 2017
Walking Boldly: Simon Boenaidi
Now working with a church planting network in Oregon, Simon Boenaidi ’17 says Calvin shaped his understanding of his own faith, the place of God in the world and his role in God’s redemptive plan.
News & Stories, June 15, 2017
Calvin's robust research experiences lead to Goldwater success
The Goldwater success continues at Calvin College in 2017, with two more students being honored by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
News & Stories, April 11, 2017
In concert and in a lab coat
Andrew Plaisier '16 is beginning a two-year cello performance master’s program at the University of Michigan in the studio of Anthony Elliot.
News & Stories, August 4, 2016
Walking Boldly: Jenny LaJoye
Jenny LaJoye '15 just released her album "Vapor" and is helping to plant a church in California.
News & Stories, July 2, 2015
New series offers music over lunch
"Notes at Noon" features musical samplings from Calvin faculty and professional musicians from Grand Rapids.
News & Stories, November 4, 2014
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