When you earn a degree at Lindenwood University, your education will be a combination of a liberal arts curriculum with an immersion into your chosen musical path.
A Bachelor of Arts in music requires 53 credit hours, in which you will take private lessons, participate in a large ensemble, learn proficiency in the piano, learn music theory, and more.
The Music (BA) provides a solid foundation in the study of all aspects of music, including theory, historical context, performing, conducting, composition, and technology. A high number of elective courses provide students the opportunity to gain knowledge about a wide range of specialized music topics.
The Lindenwood University music program is committed to preparing our students with the skills, musicianship, technological understanding, and entrepreneurial tools to succeed in diverse careers as 21st-century music professionals.
The music faculty at Lindenwood University includes a mix of full-time and adjunct professionals with years of professional experience. From brass, woodwinds, and strings to percussion, voice, and theory, Lindenwood music faculty excel at their craft and will help you excel at yours, too. Career opportunities following graduation could include being a performer, vocal or instrumental musician, touring artist, theatrical performance musician, songwriter, composer, clinician, and more.