Department of Music

Music at Union

Union College offers a wide variety of courses in music theory, composition, music history, and jazz studies. The music faculty offer history courses which complement both the European and American sequences of the Common Curriculum. The department offers a major, ID, and minor in music.

Mission statement

The music faculty at Union College serves the diverse needs of students pursuing a liberal arts education.


The Department of Music is located in the Taylor Music Center. The centerpiece of the building is the Fred L. Emerson Foundation Auditorium, an intimate performance space that seats 100.

Taylor Music Center

Taylor Music Center