Accepted Students

You Did It!

Welcome, and congratulations on your acceptance to the John J. Cali School of Music!
You were chosen after an extensive audition search that yielded a group of immensely talented musicians. We can all look forward to a journey of extraordinary music-making!

Please join us! We’re excited and hope to see you in the Fall!

In consideration of the concerns surrounding COVID-19 Admission Events Canceled

Please be advised that all visits and on-campus admission events have been canceled until further notice due to precautions related to coronavirus.

University Response to COVID-19

Decision Date is June 1st

An important step for our potential Cali School of Music students is to fully understand the “Next Steps” email received from the Admissions Department and access your personal application portal to be certain all decision and deposit deadline dates are understood and followed.

Picture Yourself at MSU

Sit back and watch our virtual campus tour that shows you why it’s all here at Montclair State.

Get to Know Us Better

Check out our student guide to get a sense of what to expect in the Fall at the Cali School of Music as well as a helpful link to financial aid information, including scholarships, grants, loans and work-study from federal, state and institutional sources. Applying for financial aid reduces the out-of-pocket cost of a college education to help make it an affordable reality.

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Accepted Students Cali School of Music Brochure

Band  |   Choir   |   Orchestra  |  Jazz  |  Brass  | Composition + Theory  | Music Education Undergrad  | Music Education Graduate  |  Music Therapy  |   Percussion  |  Piano  |  Strings  |  Voice  |  Woodwinds

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Reach out to the area coordinators to find out more about what you can expect and how best to prepare for Fall at the Cali School of Music.

Brian Abrams, Music Therapy
Marcos Balter, Composition + Theory
Don Batchelder, Brass
Heather Buchanan, Choirs
Barry Centanni, Percussion
Lisa DeLorenzo, Music Education
Nicholas DeMaison, Orchestra
Laura Dolp, Music History
Sasha Enegren, Woodwinds
Jeffrey Gall, Voice, Opera
Jeffrey Kunkel, Jazz
Kathryn Lockwood, Strings
Lori McCann, Voice
Tom McCauley, Band
Darren O’Neill, Guitar
Bryan Powell, Music Education
Scott Richards, Composition + Theory
Marissa Silverman, Music Education
Nick Tzavaras, Strings
Michael Viega, Music Therapy
David Witten, Piano