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.
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. And 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 at 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:
“PBA did a great job of preparing me for working with students in the arts because of the examples of my music professors, who cared about us individually and raised our expectations toward excellence.” Ashley Taylor ’15, Music Education