Students should:

  • Acquire the skills and craft necessary for a solid grounding in all areas of music
  • Develop a strong understanding of music history and theory within a well-rounded liberal arts context
  • Demonstrate essential critical thinking and writing skills
  • Hone oral communication skills necessary for public presentations
  • Hone instrumental skills necessary for public performances
  • Experience and appreciate the collaborative process
  • Acquire necessary preparation for graduate school, a future in the music, or many other career options.