The study of music is as varied as the kinds of music that exist throughout the world, from Renaissance to rap. Music majors study everything from producing pop albums to staging performances as they were staged in Mozart’s time.
Students of music learn about the history of music, music theory and composition, and the performance of one or more instruments. Classes cover such topics as musical styles, ear training, and performance.
Music Major Courses Include:
- Music Theory I, II, & III
- Music History and Literature I
- Beginning Class Piano
- Private Lessons
- Performing Ensembles
The Lincoln College Jazz Studies major prepares students to become a performing musician, private instructor, or a music arranger/composer. This degree will also allow students to enter a master’s of music program in performance after completion so they may continue their educational growth. The Jazz Studies major offers these benefits:
- Emphasis on solo and small group performance, and jazz improvisation.
- Completed degree program in four years.
- Program of study includes courses in music theory and aural skills, lessons and ensembles, jazz improvisation, jazz harmony and jazz history.
- Private instruction from dedicated and skilled professionals.
- Preparation for recital and instrumental juries.
As a music major, you will be well prepared to succeed in almost any career! The skills that you acquire in your music education apply to a variety of careers, including:
- Musicians and singers
- Music editor
- Music Therapy
- Sales Professional
Music Program Contact
Division Chair of Fine Arts and Broadcasting