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Music Program Mission and Goals

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the Music Department to provide students with a comprehensive music education by focusing on a theoretical understanding of the musical language (I), the art of performance (II) and the spiritual role music plays, individually and culturally (III).

Program Goals:

Students who complete the Bachelor of Arts in Music will be able to:

  • Demonstrate technical and artistic proficiency with the primary instrument, and have broad understanding of the literature and pedagogical approaches.
  • Demonstrate the fundamental understanding of music theory and music history.
  • Contribute to the community and the profession through performances in community, professional and religious organizations and promote appreciation of art music within the society.