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Current Crane Students

Crane Student Handbook

The information contained in this document is updated as needed and is considered official school policy.

Degree Plans

The Crane School of Music offers a variety of degree programs to meet the needs of students pursuing a career in the field of music. More information on each of these individual programs can be found through the links on this site.

Advising Presentation


Various advising forms for Crane School of Music Students

Class Schedules

A quick link to the college's class schedules.

Crane Concert Program Guidelines

The concert program guidelines in this document are intended to provide a style reference for performers when submitting information for printed concert and recital programs at The Crane School of Music.

Crane Room Reservation Instructions

This is a Virtual EMS Quick Reference Guide. Virtual EMS is our room booking system (as of Fall 2016). The link to Virtual EMS is

Graduate Studies

The Crane School of Music offers programs leading to the Master of Music (MM) degree in Music Education, Performance, and Composition. These programs are designed to meet student interests, needs and requirements within a framework that provides opportunities to pursue a balance of academic and professionally oriented courses.

Crane for Non-Music Majors

Information and FAQs about music courses and opportunities for non-music majors at SUNY Potsdam, as well as advice for students already at SUNY Potsdam who wish to audition at Crane to switch into the music major.

Keyboard Placement Exam Information

Student Organizations (Crane and/or music-related)

SUNY Potsdam/Crane Calendar App

Bear Mobile allows you to access all SUNY Potsdam calendars via the Ellucian GO Mobile app. Once the app is on your phone, select SUNY Potsdam from the list of schools. When you select "Calendar of Events," you have a number of filtering options; if you select all of the Crane calendars except "Crane - Building/Library Hours" and "Crane - Misc," you will be viewing the entire Crane concert calendar. This app also contains a number of other features; for more details and information about downloading it, click on the link above.