Student Music Organizations
Music students at Malone have many options for professional development before graduation. Local chapters of national organizations provide opportunities for networking and professional growth to enhance their education and practical skill sets.
Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association, Malone University: Chapter 86
The National Associate for Music Education is the national organization; Ohio Music Education Association is the state organization. Music educators in both private and public education are members of this group. Students at Malone are encouraged to join the OCMEA student chapter for an annual membership fee, which includes state and national membership and a discounted registration fee for the state convention. All Music Education majors are required to participate in OCMEA.
25th Street Productions
The purpose of 25th Street Productions is to engage our students in the music business world by maintaining and expanding a fully-functioning record label that produces music to the level of quality above national industry standards, right here on campus. We provide affordable services and a quality product to the students at Malone, as well as to the members of the community.
25th Street Productions provides students with the opportunity to build their resumes and audio portfolios. It also offers practical experience that will propel our students into the music industry after graduation. 25th Street Productions is a record label open to students and the general public, allowing the opportunity for musicians to utilize the recording studio. This student-run recording studio offers a product at low cost, keeping its educational purposes in mind.
The American Choral Directors Association is the national organization for choral conductors within public and private schools, churches and professional choral ensembles. Students who are pursuing a choral music education degree or a music ministry degree are encouraged to join the student chapter for an annual membership fee that includes state and national membership and a discounted registered fee for the district conferences.
In the past, our students have competed for national student conducting awards and have attended recent national conferences.