We offer many vibrant degree programs in music, each carefully designed to ensure that you build strong musical skills, gain professional training, and experience a wide range of musical activities.

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), our comprehensive music programs will challenge you and encourage you to build upon your natural talent to become a successful professional musician or music educator.

You will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of musical activities, including music ensembles, choirs, orchestras, and the EU marching band. Guided coursework and mentorship from our professional team of instructors will ensure you receive a well-rounded educational experience while pursuing your vocational calling.

Admission to the Department of Music

Thank you for considering admission to the Music Department at Evangel University. All students who wish to pursue a music degree at Evangel University are required to complete the admission process outlined below.

It is recommended that students first be accepted to the university before applying for admission to the music program. The admission requirements include an audition, sight-reading exam, and one reference.


  • Submit a music major application form.
  • Submit a completed Fine Arts Application/Scholarship form.
  • Submit one recommendation. 
  • Audition in the primary area of study (voice, keyboard, or instrumental). For repertoire suggestions and audition information, click here. The admission audition can also be used as the scholarship audition.  Schedule your audition during any of our preview events occurring throughout the year.

Based on an audition in the chosen area, a student may:

•Be given full acceptance into the music major curriculum.

•Be accepted on conditional status for a period of one semester at which time they must re-audition during the semester jury exam.

•Be advised to pursue another area of study or possibly to minor in music.

Recorded Auditions

1. If a live audition is not possible, a high-quality CD, DVD or Digital Audio File is acceptable.

2. The recording must include examples of performance on primary instrument or voice. Multiple instruments are acceptable.

3. Repertoire suggestions can be found here.

4. Recordings should total no more than 15 minutes.


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Music Education

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Music Performance

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Worship Leadership

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