Talent is God's gift to us. Developing skill is our gift back to God. Scripture is filled with examples of individuals who worked diligently to perfect their musical skills. They achieved positions of leadership and fulfilled God's purpose by becoming accomplished musicians.
Music is a high calling
Music enriches our lives, cheers our darkest days, stirs our emotions, and stimulates our intellect. Music shapes our culture. Our world needs skillful musicians, men and women who can compose wisely and perform well. The Registrar's Guide to Typical Programs and Checksheets will give you a road map to your degree.
Depth and breadth
Huntington University offers exceptional music training within the context of a rich liberal-arts education. We will help you develop as a musician and a scholar, and ultimately, expand the depth and breadth of your creative energy and expression for the glory of God.
Many options, many careers
The Music Department offers majors in
- Music Business
- Choral Music Education
- Instrumental Music Education
- Instrumental Performance
- Piano Performance
- Vocal Performance
In addition, we collaborate with the Ministry and Missions Department to offer both a major and a minor in worship leadership.
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We invite you to experience Art, Fusion Media, Theatre, Animation, Music and Film at HU!
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14 weeks. 16 credits. All music, all the time. The video (provided by BestSemester's Contemporary Music Center) says it all!
Huntington University’s Theatre Department is proud to present the holiday classic A Christmas Carol on November 17-19.
In Charles Dicken’s famous tale of redemption, Ebenezer Scrooge never shows kindness to anyone, not even to his own employees or his only nephew. When three ghosts pay him a visit in the dead of night, Scrooge is confronted by his conscience and ultimately must decide to accept a tragic fate or be transformed by the generosity of the Christmas spirit. This reimagined…
By the time she was in third grade, Katey Smith had already sold her first piece of artwork. Her drawings and paintings made everyone believe she would someday become an artist. But during an elementary school music program, Smith, a 2003 Huntington University alumna, belted out “Who Needs Love,” a song from a children’s musical. It was then that it became obvious she was born to…
Doug McElhaney graduated from DePauw University in 1988 with a Bachelor Degree in Instrumental Education and then graduated from Indiana University with a Master Degree in Administration. He has been a band director for over twenty-five years and has taught classes and private lessons at various universities before coming to Huntington University.