Office: 1151 Mason Hall
Karl Boelter, Director
Patricia J. Corron, Associate Director
Barry M. Kilpatrick, Assistant Director
Curricular Area Chairs and Coordinators:
Katherine M. Levy
James A. Davis
Sound Recording Technology
Sean Duggan, Keyboard
Kay H. Stonefelt, Percussion/Harp
Susan Royal, Woodwinds
Harry P. Jacobson, String
Barry Kilpatrick, Brass
Joe Dan Harper, Voice
The State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music is internationally recognized for its programs at the undergraduate and graduate professional level. It provides the foundation of outstanding musicianship for all music majors and enriches the cultural life of the campus and community. Its mission is to provide the resources and guidance necessary to motivate students to seek excellence in their individual careers in music education, performance, composition, musical theatre, music therapy and sound recording. In an environment oriented to the individual, it endeavors to create musicians who will assume vigorous roles as leaders and participants in significant musical experiences.
An audition is required for admission to a degree program in the School of Music. All first-year students have essentially the same course work, and specialization increases in each subsequent year of study.
The following section describes the degree requirements of the undergraduate degree programs in Music meet the requirements of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).