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...
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...
Elizabeth was born in Northampton, England. She gained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in music from the University of York. She also gained a PGCE in music from the University of Cambridge. Elizabeth currently performs solo, orchestral and chamber music on violin and piano.