What will I study?
The Voice Performance major will prepare students for a career as studio instructor, a ministry in church music, graduate study, or a career in performance. It offers breadth and specialization in music courses including diction, pedagogy, and literature combined with a solid liberal arts core. It requires piano proficiency, platform tests, and three public recitals. Voice Performance majors must participate in a university choral group or opera every semester. This program prescribes 64 credits in the major and provides students with opportunities for cultural enrichment in accordance with the University' s character and heritage for the glory of God.
Program Learning Outcomes
The student will ...
-- Apply knowledge of standard vocal literature to performance.
-- Acquire an advanced skill level of German, Italian, French and English diction.
-- Exhibit a working knowledge of healthy vocal function.
-- Perform with artistry, drama and proper stage deportment.
All students studying in the Division of Music are required to audition. This audition is used to evaluate your background and determine your potential as a music student. The audition is taken when you arrive for your first semester.
What classes will I take?
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Our alumni are serving in church music ministries throughout the country. In addition, our graduates are teaching in Christian schools in every part of the U.S. and are on the faculties of most of the major Fundamental Bible colleges and universities. A number of our graduates also have successful careers as private studio teachers.
Students can network with a variety of employers through our online placement service, CareerCentral. A multitude of employment opportunities are posted annually. In addition, over 60 businesses and 150 Christian schools/mission boards/Christian organizations come on campus to recruit students in a variety of majors through on-campus interviews and job/ministry fairs. The Career Services office also helps students by holding seminars on resume preparation and interview techniques.
Career Services can help you prepare for job hunting and networking with employers.