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Music

What does it mean to major in Music?

  • Discover your own creative abilities through performance
  • Be a part of an ensemble (band or choral) and be part of community
    • Symphonic Band
    • Jazz Band
    • Symphonic Choir
    • Women’s Ensemble
    • Men’s Ensemble
    • Jazz Choir
    • Collegium Musicum (Chamber Choir)
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    • Frequent local run-out concerts
    • Choirs have performed in New York City , England, Scotland, Greece
    • Tours of USA, especially southeast, including Disneyworld
  • Two tracks: (1) Music and (2) Music Education
  • Frequent opportunities for leadership and conducting ensembles
  • Frequent opportunities for solo performances
  • Preparation for graduate school
    • Solid foundation in music theory
    • Solid foundation in music history and research

Where are music majors going to graduate school?

Recent graduates from the King University Music Program have attended and graduated from Westminster Choir College, The University of Tennessee, NYU, and Columbia University in New York City.


What can I do with a Music degree?

Degrees offered include a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education with licensure in vocal or instrumental music.

With King's Music major, you can prepare for the following careers:

Actor

Church musician

College professor

Composer

Entertainer

High school choir director

High school band director

Musician in the entertainment industry

Musician

Music teacher

Music therapist

  

Music Faculty

Shea A. Clay:

BM East Tennessee State University; MS Radford University; post-graduate work at James Madison University; ABD Boston University

Assistant Professor of Music

Conductor of Women’s Ensemble, Men’s Ensemble, Jazz Choir

Coord. of Vocal Music Education

Benjamin Dawson:

BM East Tennessee State University; MM Appalachian State University

Adj. Lecturer in Music Theory and Composition

Patrick (Pat) Flannagan:

BA King College; BM and MM Westminster Choir College; PhD The Catholic University of America

Professor of Music; Chair of Music Dept

Dir. of Choral Activities, Conductor of the Symphonic Choir and Collegium Musicum 

Rachel M. Helton:

BM and MM Indiana University at Bloomington

Adj. Lecturer in Voice

Jane D. Morrison:

BME East Tennessee State University; MM The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Adj. Lecturer in Piano

Susan E. Nicholson:

BME and MME Winthrop University; DMA University of Miami (FL)

Assistant Professor of Music

Dir. of Instrumental Studies, Conductor of the Symphonic Band and Jazz Band

Coord of Instrumental Music Education

Jay Oberfeitinger:

BSM Duquesne University; Graduate Studies, Miami University of Ohio; MA The University of Phoenix

Adj. Lecturer in Percussion

Gary R. Robertz:

BM The University of Indiana at Bloomington; MM The University of Southern California

Adj. Lecturer in Woodwinds 

Stephanie Yoder:

BA Malone University; MM University of Akron

Staff Accompanist, University Organist

Adj. Lecturer in Organ


Music Coursework

To view all required courses for a BA in Music click here.

To view all required courses for a Minor in Music click here.

To view course descriptions click here.


Laptop Requirement

The Music program requires a laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or later, and wireless and webcam capability.


Accreditation

For information about accreditation click here.


Choral Camp

For more information regarding King University's Choral Camp please click here.

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Daytime

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