Music Major For A Day

Are you a high school junior or senior, or potential transfer student interested in pursuing a degree in music or music education?
If so, spend a day with Buffalo State faculty and students with this free event on Friday, November 3, 2023.

Due to a large community response, registration is closed for this event.

If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email with your name, school, year, instrument, and contact information. Our next Music Major for a Day event is scheduled for Friday, March 8. Registration will open in January for this event.

Please contact with questions.

About the Event

Music Major for a Day is an in-person event for high school and community college students. 

Program Opportunities

  • Observe classes and workshops
  • Interact with Buffalo State music faculty and students
  • Ask questions related to college and music admissions
  • Observe masterclasses and ensemble rehearsals
  • Participate in a discussion with current music majors 


Please email if you have any questions.

Sample Schedule

Time Event
9 - 11 am Shadow Classes (Aural Perceptions/Composition, Improv, and Arranging)
11 am - 12 pm Pizza Lunch
12 pm - 1 pm Instrumental Masterclass or Chamber Choir
1 pm - 2 pm Admissions and Department Informational Meeting
2 pm - 2:45 pm Wind Ensemble or Vocal Masterclass
2:45 pm Closing Remarks