Students interested in intense training in music should enroll as a Music major. The Music degree will prepare students and develop their musical abilities, both instrumentally and vocally, for further work in graduate programs and as professional musicians.
The Music Program
Students will choose between a vocal or instrumental emphasis in this program. Both incorporate instruction in theory, history, and conducting. Students also participate in private instruction to complete their chosen emphasis. Music lovers also have opportunities, including Jazz Band, William Penn Singers, Chamber Choir, Athletic Bands, private lessons, Music Theory, and many more!
After completing your undergraduate degree in Music, you will be prepared for a variety of Fine Arts careers. Here is a list of positions you will be qualified for upon graduation.
The Edwin McGrew Fine Arts Center was dedicated in 1973 for the president of William Penn from 1917-1928 and 1936-1942. It houses classrooms and studios for several fine art programs, and provides students with supplies and space for projects. The Ware Recital Hall is also located within the building, where many theater performances are held.
These are the courses you will take as a Music major:
8 hours from the following – Courses may be repeated
Required course for Vocal Emphasis: 8 hours of
Required course for Instrumental Emphasis: 8 hours of