Department of Performing and Creative Arts
The Music Program
The Music Program at the College of Staten Island offers comprehensive training in all areas of music and serves as a foundation for graduate study of any specialized aspect of the field. CSI graduates have been accepted to and have graduated from such prestigious graduate programs as New York University, William Paterson University, as well as excellent CUNY graduate programs at Hunter, Queens, and Brooklyn College. Many of our students have also entered the professional field as working musicians and music teachers. Our graduates in composition have won international competitions and their works have been featured in prestigious New York cultural venues including the Look and Listen Festival, the Richmond Choral Society, Staten Island Philharmonic, and the Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble.