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  Oct 03, 2022
 
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Department of Music


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Mission

The mission of the Department of Music is to provide a quality education in music within a Christian environment.

Departmental goals are to:

  1. Prepare students for teaching careers and graduate study in music;
  2. Prepare students for a lifetime of musical participation, enjoyment, and understanding;
  3. Provide musical instruction and performance opportunities;
  4. Provide for the University community the enrichment afforded by musical experiences from a variety of styles and genres; and
  5. Prepare students for a well-rounded life in which vocations and Christian ethics are integrated.

Faculty

Chair: Jay Walls, Ph.D.

Professors:

Scott Carrell, D.M.A.
     Director of Piano Studies
J. Warren Casey, Ph.D.
     Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities

Associate Professors:

Cynthia T. Carrell, D.M.A.
Andrew Cook, D.M.A.
     Director of Jazz Band
Jay Walls, Ph.D.
     Director of Arts and Life Performance Series

Assistant Professors:

Laura Eads, M.M.
     Director of Opera Workshop and Coordinator of Vocal Studies
Charles V. Hicks, M.S.E.
     Director of Belles & Beaux and Good News Singers
Alyssa Koay, D.M.A.
Susan E. Shirel, D.A.
     Director of Concert Choir and Coordinator of Choral Activities

Instructors:

Eric Colgrove, M.M.
     Director of Bands and Orchestra, Coordinator of Music Education and Instrumental Music


Programs

    Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of MusicBachelor of Music EducationNon-Degree