Our Music Department, with a rich history and tradition of training top-notch talent, will bring out the best in your musical abilities.
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.
Music Department Program List
Points of Interest
I was given opportunities, through chapel and traveling worship team participation, to cultivate my God-given gifts and obtain real-life, hands-on ministerial experience. My education at EU prepared me to jump into ministry with full confidence as I follow God’s calling on my life.
Tom Matrone, Ph.D.
Music Department Chair, Director of Choral Activities
Full Time Faculty
Larry Dissmore, D.M.A
Professor of Music, Director of Orchestra Activities
Bonnie L. Jenkins, Ph.D.
Chair of University Assessment and Professor of Music
Kevin Andrew Hawkins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Music, Music Education Program Coordinator
Greg Morris, D.M.A.
Professor of Music (Piano)
Matthew Moore, M.A.
Director of Bands, Recording Technology Program Coordinator
Jason Salazar, M.M.
Assistant Professor of Music, Worship Leadership Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Bands
Mark A. Bowdidge, D.M.A.
Adjunct Professor of Music
Sheri Slater, D.M.A.
Ryan J. Hurn
Applied Horn Instructor
Adjunct Professor of Music (Trumpet)
Applied Area - Euphonium, Tuba
Assistant Band Director
Adjunct Associate Professor of Music
Daniel "Riley" Robison
Office Manager/Admin Assistant