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Receive a well-rounded education that encompasses a liberal arts philosophy and Christian values while training students in the history, performance, teaching, composition, business, creation, and ministry of music.
Our mission is to provide our students the finest professional musical education while stimulating interest in serving the greater glory of God with music.
Gardner-Webb University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Music or a Bachelor of Music degree will:
In addition to Gardner-Webb University’s required general education courses, an additional 64 to 92 hours of credit is required for a Bachelor of Music degree. Six emphases are available:
For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.
n addition to Gardner-Webb University’s required general education courses, an additional 50 hours of credit is required for a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree.
A student seeking a Minor in Music will complete 18 hours in Music Theory, Aural Skills, Applied Music, Concert/Recital Lab, and performance in an ensemble.
For a more in-depth look at minor requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.
A music degree from Gardner-Webb University opens the door to a broad selection of wide-ranging job opportunities. Our alumni are currently working as church musicians, composers, K-12 music teachers, arts administrators, private studio instructors, performers, event planners, music marketing agents, music therapists, and university professors, just to name a few.
Our graduates are also equipped for further graduate study, with alumni continuing their studies in performance areas, music therapy, composition, education, and other areas.
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