Our program will prepare you to pursue a wide range of career opportunities, both within and outside the music world. Our talented professors with professional career experience will provide you with a broad education in music theory, composition, history, and technology.
Hone your music skills by learning about songwriting music theory, performing ensembles, and music technology.
Practical and theoretical teaching will ensure that you receive a well-rounded educational experience as your appreciation of music grows and your understanding of the science behind sound is enhanced.
Majors: Learn how music can launch your fine arts focused career or be implemented in a wide array of vocational callings.
Minors: Learn the foundational principles of music that can be incorporated into your chosen career path.
We have scholarship opportunities!
Fine Arts Scholarship opportunities are available for those interested in pursuing this program. Click here for eligibility and requirement details!
Tom Matrone, DMA
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, PhD
Associate Professor of Music, Worship Leadership Program Coordinator
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