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Music at RIT

Alissa Anderson on Thursday, 24 June 2010. Posted in Clubs, Concerts, Life After RIT, Majors & Minors, Student Life, The Arts


8Beat Measure is an a cappella group on campus known for being a close-knitgroup of guys and their contemporary music choices… and when I say contemporary I mean these boys are remixing the latest radio hits like 3OH3 “ Don’t Trust Me” and Cold Play “Viva La Vida”

Checkit out:



Looking to have some music in your life? Although RIT does not offer a major in music students canchoose to have a music concentration or a music minor.The Music Performance Minor combines courses in music theory, history, world music, and ensemble participation (RIT Singers, RIT Orchestra RT Concert Band, RIT World of Music Ensemble, orRIT Jazz Ensemble).The Music &Technology blends performance, music composition, and music production. 

If you are looking for more of a social-music relationship…RIT offers various other ensembles and events. Ensembles Include:

Brick City Singers

Concert Band

Eight Beat Measure (SeeBelow)


Gospel Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble


Pep Band those who LOVE Hockey)


Surround Sound

World Music Ensemble


The Student MusicAssociation (RITSMA) is a student government club in charge of music-related activities (concerts, open mic night, jam sessions…etc).

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Check out more of 8Beatat their youtube page:


Or get a first hand look behind the scenes with the boys and their video blogs: