Department of Music

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The Department of Music offers an excellent professional and liberal arts education to students pursuing a career in music performance, history and literature, music education, conducting, music theory, Orff Schulwerk, composition, or jazz studies.

The department enrolls more than 400 music majors and attracts students from throughout America and international students from Japan, China, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and Canada.

Our students have opportunities for personal and professional growth while building relationships and networks essential for success in the profession through:

  • A curriculum that emphasizes both performance and scholarship in small classes, allowing you to excel in your chosen field.
  • Frequent interaction with faculty who strive to create a nurturing atmosphere while challenging you to develop your talents and further your ambitions.
  • Discipline-specific student organizations, including the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), and National Association for Music Educators (NAfME).