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As a music major at Meredith, you’ll develop your creativity through performance, composition, and improvisation. Our nationally-recognized faculty are exceptional teachers and gifted artists. And our well-rounded liberal arts curriculum ensures that you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed after graduation.



Contact Information
Jeanie Wozencraft-Ornellas
Head, Music Department
104 Wainwright
(919) 760-8575
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  • rofessional Performance Certificates are available to students who are majoring in Dance Studies, Music or Theatre, and wish to pursue more intensive training in their area.
  • Meredith has many areas in which music majors may perform. The principal performing spaces include Jones Auditorium, Clara Carswell Concert Hall and Jones Chapel
  • Music majors at Meredith hone their craft by performing in large and small vocal and instrumental ensembles, opera workshops, keyboard ensembles and the annual Concerto/Aria Competition and Concert, whose winners perform as soloists with the Raleigh Sympho

Music students have opportunities to perform in large and small vocal and instrumental ensembles, opera workshop, and keyboard ensembles. In addition, students have access to a vibrant music community, both in the capital city of Raleigh and in the larger Triangle area. Professional music ensembles nearby include the North Carolina Symphony, North Carolina Opera, Triangle Jazz Alliance, and the North Carolina Master Chorale.

Strong Stories

Erica Battles

Erica Battles

Attending Meredith College has shaped Erica Battles, '16, into a musician who isn't afraid to take risks.

Jessica Williford

Jessica Williford

Jessica Williford combined her interests in child development and music at Meredith