Academic Programs

Where our graduates study:

  • Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (music theory)
  • Duke University (music history)
  • Florida State University (vocal performance)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (recording arts and technologies)
  • Northwestern University (music theory)
  • The Ohio State University (choral conducting)
  • University of Arizona (composition)
  • University of Georgia (piano pedagogy)
  • University of Kentucky (music theory, vocal performance)
  • University of Tennessee (piano pedagogy)

Positions our graduates have held:

  • Public and private school teachers
  • Music professors, Davidson College and University of North Dakota
  • Professional harpist, Richmond, Va.
  • Performer, alternative rock and computer sound synthesis
  • Church musician
  • Television news reporter
  • Attorney
  • Medical doctor

Music Spotlight

Max Smith
Max Smith: Succeeding on a Big Stage »

“I’m studying to be a music producer. I know more now about what I want from my musical voice, and I'm able to achieve that with the things I have learned from the music technology program.”

Matthew Durr
Matthew Durr: Music Education con brio »

“The one-on-one attention given by the music teachers, the lesson instructors, and the conductors is unparalleled. They know you personally. They know what you want to get out of your education. And they will do everything they can to get you to your ultimate goal.”

Jessie McIntyre
Jessie McIntyre: Opening Doors Through Music »

“My first year the choir traveled to Slovenia, Croatia, and Italy. I saw parts of the world that I never would have traveled to on my own, particularly Slovenia. It literally changed my life.”

Joseph Perkins
Joseph Perkins: Variations on a Theme »

“I believe Salvador Dali said it best: ‘Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.’”

Lindsay Studer
Lindsay Studer: Creating Order from Chaos »

“These student-run events are my favorites, because they require collaboration among the talented individuals on campus.”

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