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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Minor, Popular Music Emphasis

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Professors: Diane Baxter, Thomas Bergeron, Keller Coker, Kevin Helppie, Ike Nail, Kevin Walczyk
Associate professor: Dirk Freymuth


The Music Department offers comprehensive programs and services to students and the surrounding community, including professional and liberal arts degrees in music and an active schedule of performances. The department supports large and small ensembles in vocal and instrumental music and up-to-date facilities for electronic music production and recording. Course offerings lead to degrees with concentrations in composition, instrumental performance, vocal performance, jazz and popular music and pre-teaching.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate artistic proficiency for music careers such as performance, composition, writing, production, research and teaching.
  2. Possess an awareness of the role of music arts in society.
  3. Produce scholarly creative projects, solve professional problems independently and demonstrate a well-developed intellectual/ aesthetic focus.

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