Music B.A.

Make the World Sing

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.

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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.

Distinctively PBA

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:

  • Guided by Faith—Biblical concepts are integrated throughout the curriculum, equipping you with the principled mindset that will carry into your professional and personal life.
  • Unique Performances—You’ll have the chance to perform with a variety of groups, including:
    • Oratorio Chorus
    • Concert Choir
    • Women’s Chorale
    • Opera Workshop
    • PBA Symphony
    • Symphonic Band
    • Jazz Ensemble
    • Early Music Ensemble
    • World Music Ensembles
    • Brass Ensemble
    • Percussion Ensemble
    • String Ensemble
    • Woodwind Ensemble
    • Guitar Ensemble
    • Handbelll Choir
    • Pop-Rock Lab Ensemble
  • Expert Faculty—Our faculty members have achieved amazing heights in their various fields of practice. One has performed with Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole and Jon Secadaa; while another is a Grammy Award-winning Metropolitan Opera leading lady (retired).

Not sure about the major? Check out our minor option. 

Graduates of the music program will have gained a distinctive education and preparation, through oprovenven 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:

  • Walt Disney World
  • Palm Beach Christian Academy
  • Hope Maui Chapel

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“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