We offer a rich, vibrant community for the arts. At the center of that is our music program, which each year attracts extraordinarily talented students from around the country. Our proven curriculum, expansive performance opportunities and other offerings such as the International Piano Festival create a truly unforgettable learning experience.
“I made lots of connections with musical colleagues at PBA while practicing, rehearsing and performing in bands together that extended outside of college.” Brinton Charles Lindsey '12
As a music major, you’ll be exposed to a variety of musical styles and be trained in a range of music competencies. Students gain a thorough grounding in the literature and materials of music, including opportunities for performance experience, within the traditional, broad-based liberal arts curriculum. You’ll be nurtured in an environment where traditional musical studies find common ground with the liberal arts and practical demands of the music profession in a community of shared Christian values.
Studying music at PBA will open up an impressive range of unique opportunities that you simply won’t find in most other programs. This is how the music program sets itself apart:
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Graduates of the music program will have gained a distinctive education and preparation, through proven integration of theoretical concepts and principles with vibrant opportunities to hone your skills and attend world-class performances. You’ll be well-prepared for your career in music, as a music teacher or in other endeavors such as sound technician. Program graduates are thriving at places such as:
Nine distinctive schools are part of PBA. Classes related to this major will be focused here.
PBA is rightly proud of our talented faculty. Here’s who you’ll be learning from in this major.
You’ve chosen your program of study, now it’s time to get familiar with your classes.