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December 21, 2014

The Dove Award-winning CCM band Tenth Avenue North was founded at PBA by PBA students. Listen to Mike Donehey share about how that happened. Listen as Tenth Avenue North founder and PBA alum Mike Donehey shares about his growth as a performer, a Christian and as a messenger for Christ.

 Popular Music

Our popular music program is all about collaboration--students helping students to succeed! Faculty with real world experience stand alongside you and guide you.

Learn how to:

    Palm Beach Atlantic University students give a Jazz performance; PBA's main campus is located in West Palm Beach, Florida.


  • Compose songs, jingles and praise choruses
  • Score for indie films created by the communications department
  • Record projects featuring solos performed by the improv class

At PBA, technology and craft join forces to create an environment rich in innovation and inspiration. You can do it all! Gain experience both behind and in front of the console. At PBA you can be artist and engineer, songwriter and producer. Come! Join the fun, and make your dreams come true.


  • Writing music
  • Performing music
  • Producing music

Learn the industry from our Grammy-nominated faculty who have toured worldwide in concert. Our professors have worked in media, the recording studio, in church and on stage. Personal attention can be committed to each student because of small classes.

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Popular Music


Speaking of PBA ...

If you are searching for excellent teaching and training to become a professional performing musician, there is no better place to be than in the Popular Music program at Palm Beach Atlantic University. In the program, you will experience individualized attention, small class sizes, encouragement for growth and diversity, and a faculty whose dream is to see you succeed. You will find lifelong friends and attain an education that will benefit you throughout your life. est of all, you will be learning in a Christ- centered atmosphere and fulfilling the call of God on your life. At Palm Beach Atlantic University you are encouraged to reach for your dreams and your destiny- will you step out in faith?

-- Jessalynne Madden, popular music student


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