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Music (Commercial Music Track)

Our state-of-the-art program will help launch you into an exciting career in music and the recording industry.

Our experienced instructors blend business education with a musical focus to ensure a comprehensive foundation upon which to build your professional career. You’ll learn the basics of music theory and the science of sound to equip you with the know-how to operate complex recording equipment. You’ll also learn about music in media, the music business, modern recording techniques, and electronic music.

Majors: Gain the knowledge you need to pursue your vocational calling in musical recording, audio engineering, worship, and other music technologies.

Minors: Build strong musical skills and a foundational knowledge of the music business to excel in your chosen career field.

We have scholarship opportunities!

Fine Arts Scholarship opportunities are available for those interested in pursuing this program. Click here for eligibility and requirement details!


Department Chair

Tom Matrone, DMA

Music Department Chair, Director of Choral Activities

Regular Faculty

Greg Morris, D.M.A.

Professor of Music (Piano); Director of Piano Studies

Jason Salazar, PhD

Professor of Music, Worship Leadership Program Coordinator

Kevin Andrew Hawkins, Ph.D.

Professor of Music, Music Education Program Coordinator

Larry Dissmore, D.M.A

Professor of Music, Director of Orchestra Activities

Adjunct Faculty

Sheri Slater, D.M.A.

Adjunct Professor; Applied Clarinet Instructor

Jane Harris

Adjunct Professor; Applied Piano Instructor

Timothy Wootton

Adjunct Professor of Music; Applied Trumpet Instructor

Daniel "Riley" Robison

Adjunct Professor; Applied Bass & Cello Instructor

Dodi Petersen

Adjunct Professor; Applied Bassoon Instructor

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