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If you have a passion for the performing arts, you'll be in good company at Lakeland University. You'll find vocal, instrumental and theatrical programs with a rich tradition of offering:

  • one-on-one training from talented and caring instructors
  • opportunities to perform in a broad range of on- and off-campus productions
  • numerous scholarships, fellowships and other financial aid
  • the flexibility to coordinate schedules with athletic and other academic programs

If you're looking for a place where you can participate, grow and become an important part of outstanding performing arts programs, come to Lakeland University and become part of something special.

Instructors

Lakeland's talented and caring instructors will focus on you and your growth as a performer and a person. Eminently qualified in their respective areas of performance, knowledge and achievement, you'll find specialists devoted to sharing their knowledge and inspiring your development as a performer.

Performing Arts Faculty

Performing Arts Faculty

Associate Professor of Theatre & Speech
Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music and Director of Bands
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities

Part-time and Adjunct Faculty

  • Mike Ammons — Guitar
  • Elisabeth Daniels — Piano
  • Eunice Frey — Flute
  • Lisa Golda — Voice
  • Fabian Qamar — Voice
  • Eric Sperry — Brass
  • Lauren Sperry — Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone
  • Patricia Milsted — Bassoon
  • Dan Ognavic — Strings
  • Glenn Zeinemann — Percussion

Facilities

You'll find attractive practice and performing facilities at Lakeland, including Wenger practice rooms, a Yamaha MLC-100 keyboard lab equipped with 11 CLP-240 Clavinovas, a computer lab for music composition and large band and choir rehearsal rooms. The attractive 500-seat Bradley Theatre with a Yamaha CFIII-S concert grand piano is the centerpiece of performances on campus.

Music

There is a long history of excellence in choral and instrumental music at Lakeland. You’ll find the training and experiences needed to prepare you for success as a performer, teacher, scholar and conductor. Musicianship, technique and professionalism are coached by Lakeland’s talented and experienced music faculty.  

Major Degree Programs

  • Music
  • Music Performance
  • Music Educaiton

Minor Degree Programs

  • Music

Ensembles

  • University Band
  • Chorale
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • The Lakeland Choir
  • Pit Orchestra

Theatre

At Lakeland you'll find more opportunities to play major roles in yearly performances than at larger schools. You'll study acting and stagecraft, and you'll have opportunities to follow your passion and serve as designer, crew chief, assistant director, assistant choreographer, stage manager or fight captain.

Annual Performances

  • Fall Play
  • Spring Musical

Student Organization

  • Improv Troupe

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