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To update music alumni information and/or register for the All Choir and Band reunion taking place on October 14-16, 2016, please click on the following link:
Choir & Band Alumni Update


The Bethania Choral Workshop will be offered in three locations this year – Bethany College on September 29/Goodland High School on October 13/Garden City High School on October 14. Online registration is available now!

Student rehearsing the Cello

The mission of the Bethany College Department of Music is to nurture, challenge and guide developing musicians, to train the future educators for both classroom and studio areas, and to provide performance opportunities for students, faculty, and community members. In addition, the Department strives to educate and engage audience members in the central Kansas region and beyond.

The Department of Music has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1935. Music has played a central role in the life of Bethany College since its foundation in 1881. Many world renowned artists have traveled to Lindsborg to perform and teach.

Bethany Oratorio Society boasts one of the longest running annual performances of Handel’s Messiah in North America, presenting it at least once annually since 1882, and has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, National Public Radio, and PBS. This rich tradition of musical excellence remains strong and vibrant to this very day.

At Bethany College, music is for everyone, and students majoring in the sciences and humanities regularly benefit from the wide array of musical ensembles available, just as Bethany music majors benefit from pursuing their specialized studies within the context of a liberal arts environment.

Bethany music students study with many different career goals in mind. They gain the knowledge and experience to carry them successfully through graduate study and/or careers.



DeWitt Center for Music
Presser Hall 211
421 North First Street
Lindsborg KS 67456
United States

(785) 227-3380, ext. 8235


Taylor Deutscher

Presser Hall – room 212

(785) 227-3380, ext. 8235