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Overview

Career musicians are passionate performers and leaders.

Johnson’s Musical Arts degree fashions skills in both solo and ensemble settings, and instills valuable core education and administrative skills.

Graduates become confident musicians able to pursue professional careers in a music-emphasis ministry in a church or establish a private teaching studio.

Graduates are equipped to pursue a graduate degree in music education toward the goal of certification.

Apply for the program:

  • After acceptance to the university, fill out an additional application to the Musical Arts program.
  • Perform a primary-instrument audition. See below for audition details.
  • During the audition, complete the Music Reading Diagnostic Examination (MRDE).

Audition Information

All students who wish to enter this degree program must perform an audition for the faculty of the School of Communication and Creative Arts on their primary instrument.

Students Enrolling Spring Semester, 2020:
Contact for an appointment.

Students Enrolling Fall Semester, 2020:
Contact for an appointment.

International students or domestic students with circumstances that prevent them from traveling to campus to audition during any of the indicated days must notify the appropriate program director to alert them of the situation. The program director will work with each of these students on an individual basis to schedule an audition.

If you have additional questions, contact or review the academic catalog.

Dr. Ruth Reyes
Program Director

Dept Contact

Concentrations

This degree does not include any concentrations.

Curriculum

Coursework may include:

  • Music Theory
  • Music History and Literature
  • Conducting
  • Creativity and Innovation

For more details on this program, check out our academic catalog.

Careers

Graduates with this degree are prepared for music ministry in a local church, a private teaching career, or graduate work in music education.