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If music makes your heart sing, listen to your heart and make music a part of your college experience at Ridgewater College. Explore private voice, piano or guitar lessons, take a structured, topical class or broaden your horizons by participating in choir.
Knowledge you will gain
- Explore and fine tune your vocal talents
- Understand music’s role in society and different cultures
- Learn to play piano or guitar and take your skills to the next level
- Explore rock and roll’s evolution
Music exploration can be life-changing. Maybe you take a music class for toe-tapping pleasure with visions of performing solo on “The Voice” or a cappella in the next “Pitch Perfect” sequel. Or maybe you enroll for fine arts credit within your Liberal Arts degree at an affordable college like Ridgewater before you transfer. Either way, Ridgewater can help you make the most of your experience. In our close-knit music department, you’ll get the personal attention you need to discover your talents and build your strengths, knowledge, and confidence.
Attributes that help students thrive
- Exposure to a wide variety of music
- Fun with students who have similar musical interests
- Active Fine Arts Club
- Annual choral participation in Minnesota State Fine Arts Festival
- Local collaborative performances with other musicians
- Community outreach performances at nursing homes and churches
- Bi-annual performance tour – past have included Chicago, New York City and more!
Musical expression or exploration can be great for the soul. Take a class, try lessons, or start your journey toward a bachelor’s degree (or higher) at Ridgewater College. Hundreds of students complete their first two years of virtually any four-year degree at Ridgewater before transferring to their preferred university.