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About the Program

Welcome to the department of music, where your passion connects with faith, faculty and friends.

Want to be more than a number? Ready to develop your talents while growing professionally and maturing spiritually? Then join us on the journey.

The Bachelor of Arts in Music prepares the student for several career options and provides a solid foundation for graduate study.

The sacred music concentration prepares the student for ministry in the local church. Courses are offered in conjunction with the theology and ministry department and focus on the use of music and liturgy within the context of a variety of worship styles.


The 2012-2013 Highland Singers perform "Lonesome Valley" written by Dr. Brad Nix.
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Additional Information

What Can I Do With This Major?

  • Accompanist
  • Composer/arranger
  • Conductor
  • Lyricist
  • Instrumentalist
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Producer
  • Voice Instructor

Sample Courses


Dr. Brad Nix
Associate Professor of Music;
Director of Keyboard Studies
Dr. Laura Bateman
Assistant Professor of Music; Department Chair of Music Department
Mark Clark
Assistant Professor of Music