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!"

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Congratulations to Thomas Woltjer!

The International Composition Competition "The Contemporary Piano 2018" selected Thomas Woltjer's composition as one of four prize winning works for 2018. A total of 45 compositions were submitted from 22 countries. The competition's subject was modern compositions for piano solo or piano 4 hands, duration 3 to 5 minutes, and it was open to composers of all ages and nationalities. Click here to watch his performance on Youtube.

Woltjer's piece, Piano Duet in E Minor, was performed and professionally recorded by pianists on the jury committee, and he was featured on a page on the organization’s website along with some additional exposure through Youtube.

High School Honor Band Festival

The High School Honor Band Festival is fast approaching, and we look forward to hosting the students, band directors, family and friends from a number of West Michigan High Schools.

New for the 2018-19 school year: Create.Unite.Renew.

Join us this year as we explore the theme of Create.Unite.Renew.

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Explore Music at Calvin
Major and Programs

Majors and Programs
Explore our academic programs and learn how you can study music.

2017-2018 Season

2018-2019 Season
See who's performing this year and attend one of our many concerts or performances.


Meet your new musical family: find your ensemble here.

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