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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What makes HU's Music Department special? Check out what our students have to say!
14 weeks. 16 credits. All music, all the time. The video (provided by BestSemester's Contemporary Music Center) says it all!
Huntington University’s concert choir, along with a group of faithful community members, has been performing Handel’s Messiah for 60 years. All over the world, performances have been occurring annually since 1742. What makes the Messiah such a rich tradition? George Killian, chair of the music department at HU, says the Messiah performance is the best way to usher in the Christmas season. He emphasized the importance of community participation and attendance, saying HU’s free...
Every day, Mrs. Yarger’s fourth and fifth graders come into class ready to compose music. One student runs up to the Smart Board and begins playing around with the music notes. Mrs. Yarger smiles as she watches her students develop a new appreciation for music. Music has always been a part of Jennifer Yarger’s life, so it was clear to her when the time came for her to pick a major for...
Dr. Pamela Haynes received her first music degree from DePauw University (B.M. Music Education) during which time she appeared as piano soloist with the DPU Symphony Orchestra and studied at the Austro-American Institute in Vienna. She then received degrees from Ohio University (M.M. Piano Performance/Pedagogy) and the University of Kansas (D.M.A. Piano Performance/Pedagogy/Literature) also...