Through our department, students will benefit from:

  • Programs designed for students interested in a career in music or dance, as well as those who simply want to strengthen their interest and skills.
  • A strong emphasis on private instruction in addition to classroom and ensemble experience.
  • Faculty and staff who want to develop a nurturing relationship with each student, helping them develop their innate abilities. 
  • A wealth of resources, from educational tools and technology to top-notch music and dance performances.
Like you, Palm Beach Atlantic University knows that music and dance can profoundly and positively change the lives of children. That’s what inspires our preparatory department, which has a reputation as one of Florida’s top music and dance preparatory departments. We welcome children ages 5 to 18 who want to make music an integral part of their lives. We will provide a deeply fulfilling learning experience, as well as excellent training for the pre-college student.


Students in the PBA Preparatory Program in Music will learn from exceptional faculty as well as a challenging and stimulating curriculum.

PBA offers concentrations in:

  • Piano
  • Brass
  • Voice
  • Woodwinds
  • Strings 

Music Registration 

Summer Music Registration

Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) is a private, accredited, Christ-centered college located in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.


The PBA Preparatory Program in Dance provides students with an equally outstanding faculty and a thoroughly enjoyable and rigorous curriculum.

PBA offers:

  • Classical Ballet
  • Contemporary/Modern
  • Jazz Dance
  • Tap Dance

Dance Registration

 Summer Dance Registration

PBA's Preparatory department offers various programs in dance, including ballet, modern, jazz and more.