Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music combines a broad liberal arts education with fine arts courses for vocal or instrumental musicians. Music majors have opportunities to refine their musical skills and perform with a range of choral groups and instrumental ensembles both on campus and abroad on concert tours.

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Zaida Louther

Student

Not only do my professors place importance on musical excellence; they also place importance on having a godly personality. That’s important to me. That’s why I chose UMHB.

Zaida Louther

Student

Why should I choose Music?

Music majors develop self-management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skils while expanding their understanding and appreciation of music.

What are some courses I will take?

  • Aural Skills
  • Theory
  • Introduction to Conducting
  • Music History
  • Orchestration Form and Analysis

Catalog Information

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What are some career options?

Music majors have thrived in these careers:

  • Accompanist
  • Fine arts administrator
  • Music editor
  • Radio broadcast assistant
  • Media production

Who is hiring UMHB students?

UMHB Music majors have found success in many different fields:

  • Performing on tour
  • Music publishing companies
  • Television or radio stations
  • Non-profit fine arts organizations
  • Universities

Are scholarships available?

Yes! You may apply for a scholarship when you audition for acceptance into the Department of Music. LEARN MORE

Why study music at UMHB?

Students receive personal attention from professors because class sizes are kept small. Music courses and studio classes are taught by experienced faculty members who are committed teachers and musicians; there will be no teaching assistants leading your classes!

The Sue & Frank Mayborn Performing Arts Center offers a state-of-the-art venue for instrumental and vocal performances, giving students many opportunities throughout the year to perform and share their talents with local patrons as well as members of the campus community.

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Page last updated October 12, 2018