Music studentsWelcome to the Georgetown College Department of Music.  For nearly two centuries the classic liberal arts setting of Georgetown College has been at the forefront of higher education here in the Commonwealth.  The faculty of our Music Department is dedicated to this “Tradition of Excellence.” Whether in the studio, classroom or ensemble setting, it is our collective goal to provide musical experiences which will enhance your personal and professional life.  Please remember that each member of our Music Department faculty is here for you; we will do whatever we can to further your musical growth and development.

Statement of Purpose

Georgetown College is well known for its distinctive tradition of academic excellence.  As an innovative community of scholars developing ethical scholars committed to our heritage of Christian discernment, Georgetown is nationally recognized for its rich traditions, high ideals, superb faculty and challenging curriculum.

The Department of Music acknowledges and supports the vision, purpose and objectives of our institution.  It is our specific goal to provide for you experiences with and about music, in a special caring and sharing environment, which will enable you to develop your musicianship to the highest possible level.

Mission Statement

Recognizing that the “arts are not a luxury of education, but that which makes education worthwhile,” the Department of Music seeks to provide wide and varied experiences with and about music for all members of our campus community.  Through active and passive interaction with musical offerings, the department seeks to enhance the intellectual, spiritual and social growth of Georgetown College.

(Quote is from John Dewey, educator, philosopher, aesthetician.)

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