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Liberal Arts Music


Spring Arbor University’s music programs are equipped to help you succeed. Whether you want to be a professional musician, a teacher, or just love making music, you’ll learn from seasoned professionals who are composers and mastery teachers. In addition, you’ll have ample opportunities to practice your craft.

About the Liberal Arts Music Major

This program offers broad musical preparation for the student who wishes to major in music as part of a broad liberal arts curriculum. The B.A. in Music prepares students for many different career possibilities including private music teaching and graduate school. The B.A. in Music is ideal for combination with other campus minors or for students interested in a double major.

Curriculum and Requirements

The Liberal Arts 76-hour music major is usually continued with graduate school. The B.A. in Music is ideal for combination with other campus minors or for students interested in a double major. See the list of courses and descriptions for the major in the academic course catalog.

 Why should you choose SAU’s music program?

  • Spring Arbor University offers a rich environment for musical participation. Interested students are able to participate in several different kinds of performance ensembles.
  • Students are able to work closely with the department’s skilled faculty members. Small class sizes and an excellent student-to-faculty ratio provide students with individual attention and instruction.
  • SAU’s curriculum and performance ensembles explore many different musical styles, including classical, sacred, jazz, and other popular styles. Contemporary music also plays an important role and is effectively incorporated into ministry.
  •  Music scholarships are available to many students, including non-majors, who are active in performance groups and ensembles.

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