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Combine your love of music with your vocational calling through this comprehensive degree program.

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!

Career Opportunities

  • Songwriter
  • Composer
  • Musician


Department Chair

Tom Matrone, DMA

Music Department Chair, Director of Choral Activities

Regular 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.

Professor of Music, Program Director of Music Education

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

Justin Stanton

Director of Bands

Adjunct Faculty

Starla Blair

Adjunct Professor

Mark A. Bowdidge, D.M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Music

Jane Munson-Berg

Adjunct Professor

Kathleen Cowens

Adjunct Professor

Sheri Slater, D.M.A.

Adjunct Professor

Ryan J. Hurn

Percussion Studies

Eric Jackson

Applied Horn Instructor

Timothy Wootton

Adjunct Professor of Music (Trumpet)

Dwight Davis

Applied Area - Euphonium, Tuba

Darren Eddington

Assistant Band Director

Angela Holland

Adjunct Professor

Jane Harris

Adjunct Professor

Susan Smith

Adjunct Associate Professor of Music

Dodi Petersen

Adjunct Professor

Robert Terry

Adjunct Professor

Daniel "Riley" Robison

Adjunct Professor

Robert Baker

Adjunct Professor

Carly Wingfield

Adjunct Professor

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