Welcome to Music at Nicholls


Welcome to the Department of Music at Nicholls! We are looking forward to an amazing school year for 2019-2020.  Highlights include a celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a series of his piano sonatas featuring our faculty as well as guest artists, world premieres performed by the Nicholls Concert Choir and Nicholls Wind Ensemble, and a stellar season for the Pride of Nicholls.

Some of our recent accomplishments include the Nicholls Concert Choir performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2018, having the largest freshman class of music majors ever at Nicholls in 2017, and a complete renovation to the beautiful Mary and Al Danos Theater in 2016.


Whether you are a music major, minor, or just interested in exploring your musical talents, Nicholls has something for you. The degrees we offer include:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music
  • Bachelor of Arts in Instrumental Music Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music Education

All music courses


At Nicholls, you will find a warm and friendly atmosphere among the skilled and experienced faculty.



The Nicholls Department of Music offers musical performances for the entire campus and community throughout the year.




If you are interested in becoming a music major during the Fall 2019 semester, please contact the Music Department Office at 448-4600 or fill out and email the following form to


Audition Form

Upcoming Audition Dates:

Friday, August 23, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday, January 24, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020 (last day for scholarships)

Friday, April 24, 2020





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Dr. Ben Robichaux, Composer