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A Favorite Rock + Rap Music History Course Re-imagined and Updated Featuring Hip-Hop

Examines the cultural, technological, and aesthetic development of this musical genre over time and space

Choir on TV with Kelly Clarkson Looking On

Kelly Clarkson Show Features MSU Singers

Cali School ensemble performs from campus on hit NBC daytime show

A Festive Campus Concert for the New York Philharmonic

University Amphitheater sets stage for brass musicians recording annual holiday show.

Clarinetist in front of orchestra

Artist-in-Residence Wins Avery Fisher Prize

Cali School Artist-in-Residence and clarinetist Anthony McGill receives one of the music world’s most coveted awards

Garage Bands

University ensembles hold socially distanced rehearsals in the Red Hawk Deck and other outdoor locations

President Cole Welcomes Students to Fall 2020

While much has changed, campus is officially open

Expressing Thanks Through Music

MSU Singers and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra collaborate for virtual performance of Gratias Tibi

Montclair State Singers to Partner with NJSO for Physically Distanced Orchestra and Choir from José Luis Domínguez

The Singers are to join NJSO for the virtual world premiere of Gratias Tibi June 22. In solidarity with all those who are working for social justice the performance has been postponed to this new date.

Anthony J. Mazzocchi Announced as the New Director of the John J. Cali School of Music

With his appointment, Dean of the College of the Arts, Daniel Gurskis said, “Tony possesses the experience, the temperament, the judgment, and the creativity to lead the Cali School to new heights.” The Cali Music Family is looking even more forward to the future!

The Beat Goes On – Virtually

Cali School faculty and students share online performances and connect across continents with #calimusicfamily For those listening and watching at home, follow @calischoolofmusic on instagram and/or look for #calimusicfamily on social media.

Cali School of Music Considers the Legacy of Matthew Shepard

Student voices power evocative performance for Montclair State’s ‘Signature Series’ “There’s real discussions on important issues that still exist in our world and encouragement to come together and fix those issues,” says Nick Scafuto, a sophomore Music Education major from Martinsville, New Jersey.

‘Considering Matthew Shepard’ Strikes Responsive Chord