The Bachelor of Arts in Music combines a broad liberal arts education with fine arts courses for vocal or instrumental musicians. Music majors have opportunities to refine their musical skills and perform with a range of choral groups and instrumental ensembles both on campus and abroad on concert tours.
Not only do my professors place importance on musical excellence; they also place importance on having a godly personality. That’s important to me. That’s why I chose UMHB.
Why should I choose Music?
Music majors develop self-management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skils while expanding their understanding and appreciation of music.
What are some music courses I will take?
- Aural Skills
- Introduction to Conducting
- Music History
- Orchestration Form and Analysis
Recent graduate Chaz Corder is currently pursuing a master's degree in music. He credits UMHB's commitment to providing students the experience of a lifetime as giving him the skills to step out of his comfort zone, work with people from diverse backgrounds, and learn through real-world experience. "Since I have begun pursuing career options," he says, "this has manifested itself in confidence and zeal for the field that I wouldn’t likely have had without my experience at UMHB."
What are some career options?
Music majors have thrived in these careers:
- Fine arts administrator
- Music editor
- Radio broadcast assistant
- Media production
Who is hiring UMHB students?
UMHB Music majors have found success in many different fields:
- Performing on tour
- Music publishing companies
- Television or radio stations
- Non-profit fine arts organizations
Are scholarships available?
Yes! You may apply for a scholarship when you audition for acceptance into the Department of Music. LEARN MORE
Why study music at UMHB?
Students receive personal attention from professors because class sizes are kept small. Music courses and studio classes are taught by experienced faculty members who are committed teachers and musicians; there will be no teaching assistants leading your classes!
The Sue & Frank Mayborn Performing Arts Center offers a state-of-the-art venue for instrumental and vocal performances, giving students many opportunities throughout the year to perform and share their talents with local patrons as well as members of the campus community.