At the Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music at Marietta College, you will find a close music community within a challenging liberal arts environment that includes frequent individual contact with active performers and scholars. Marietta College Music offers abundant performance opportunities to help you become a successful musician, evidence-based music therapy courses and courses for the development of special music therapy skills, coursework that provides in-depth instruction in music education methods and instruction in both instrumental and vocal pedagogy to help you become a successful educator. You will develop the skills and tools you need to become a leader in the music profession from nationally recognized music faculty, who are committed to quality in every endeavor.

Key performance opportunities abound for Marietta College students, who work in a close, collegial relationship with their professors. From large-scale choral and instrumental performances to small ensembles, from individual lessons to classroom learning, improving one's personal musicianship and sharing artistic expression are central to our music program.

The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music at Marietta College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)

Music Department Documents

Listed below are document commonly used by current music students at Marietta College. These can be downloaded by clicking on the link.


The Music Major Handbook & Guide, 2020-2021 Academic Year contains useful information and guidelines for all music majors and minor.

The Jury Repertory Sheet (Word) contains a repertory list for Applied Music Study. This must be completed before each jury at the end of each semester.

The Approval Request for Outside Recital/Concert Credit (Word) must be submitted for consideration in advance of concert attendance. If not submitted until after attendance, concert attendance may not count toward the required number for the semester.

The Recital Proposal Form (Word) must be submitted for recital approval. This form must be completed and submitted the semester prior to the proposed recital date. The form requires the signature of your applied instructor.