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Virginia Butera, Ph.D.
Chairperson
Professor of Art

(973) 290-4315

vbutera@cse.edu

Annunciation Center 202

Music & Dance

Mafalda Mainieri Faillace, '60, (not pictured) ensured the sweet sound of music will continue on the CSE campus for years to come by donating five new practice pianos, paying to refurbish two antiques and endowing the Elizabeth Singers forever.

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Program Offerings

The Music and Dance programs bring together performance, theory and history for a comprehensive understanding of each of these important artistic mediums. Students often develop an academic approach in partnership with other disciplines to create an individualized interest area. Musical collaborations with neighboring Drew University, and access to our 560-seat Dolan Performance Hall and its frequent concerts allows our students to create, imagine, explore and grow musically. Local professional dance performances and the CSE Dance Club help dance minors reinforce technical and choreographic skills.

Undergraduate

Minor in Music

1. Recent alumna donation of 5 practice pianos and reconditioning of our 2 Steinway concert grands
2. Faculty who are active professional musicians, composers and dancers on the national stage
3. Education majors may apply coursework to the NJ Dept. of Ed. for certification in Dance Education K-6
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Minor in Dance

1. Recent alumna donation of five practice pianos and reconditioning of our two Steinway concert grands
2. Faculty who are active professional musicians, composers and dancers on the national stage
3. Education majors may apply coursework to the NJ Dept. of Ed. for certification in Dance Education K-6
See Requirements

 

What Students Are Saying

Shannon Tipton,'13
"The music program at CSE has many dedicated professionals who exercise a commitment to excellence, a push for achievement, and individual enrichment. Their investment in me was crucial to developing my inner artistry."
– Shannon Tipton,'13

Faculty and Staff

Virginia Butera, Ph.D.

Chairperson - Art, Dance, and Music
Professor of Art
Director of the Maloney Art Gallery

(973) 290-4315

vbutera@cse.edu

Annunciation Center 202

Kyrsten Belini

Administrative Assistant

(973) 290-4294

kbelini@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 46

Joanne Hugues

Internship Coordinator

(973) 290-4322

jhugues@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 11A

Barbara O'Donnell

Administrator

(973) 290-4289

bodonnell@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 43B

Frances Sonneborn

Student Support Specialist

(973) 290-4352

fsonneborn@cse.edu

Santa Rita Hall
Student Services Desk

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989
973-290-4000

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