Linfield College has a long tradition of excellence in the study and performance of music. The department contributes greatly to the college and community through its frequent presentation of faculty and student recitals as well as nationally recognized guest artists. As a keyboard performer you will find a stimulating environment with frequent opportunities to perform as soloist, accompanist and in chamber music ensembles. Situated only 50 minutes from the Portland metropolitan area, Linfield students can also take advantage of the many fine cultural events offered there.
Our Bachelor of Arts curriculum features an emphasis in performance with additional electives in piano pedagogy, collaborative piano, group piano and chamber music. Our keyboard graduates have been accepted to such fine schools as Yale University, Northwestern University, Smith College, and Manhattan School of Music.
The college has a collection of excellent keyboard instruments, including: a Steinway concert grand, two Blüthner artist pianos, Yamaha grands, a Flemish harpsichord, a 48-rank Casavant pipe organ and a variety of practice pianos. Linfield has music scholarships available to talented students. If you are a piano student interested in applying for a music performance scholarship, it is important to contact the music office to receive audition requirements and deadlines.
Linfield College is an exciting and stimulating place to pursue music study. With the small student/teacher ratio, fine performing ensembles and a nationally recognized faculty, students can go on to excel in the world of music.
Music classroom and practice rooms