Student teachers with students

In order to provide candidates with opportunities to develop the knowledge, dispositions, and skills described in performance standards, the following three courses of study have been developed by the faculty: General/Choral Music Education, Instrumental Music Education, and Combined Choral/General and Instrumental Music Education. A double major in Instrumental Music Education/Orchestral Instruments is also available.

  • General-Choral Music Education

    Learn about the requirements for the general-choral music education track.

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  • Instrumental Music Education

    Learn about the degree requirements for the instrumental music education track.

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  • Combined Choral and Instrumental Music Education

    Learn about the degree requirements for the combined choral and instrumental music education track.

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  • Instrumental Music Education and Orchestral Instruments Performance

    Learn about the degree requirements for the dual degree in instrumental music education and orchestral instruments performance.

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  • Student at Whiteboard

    Undergrad Track Music Teacher Certification Program

    This nondegree program is designed for those who wish to be certified to teach music in the elementary or secondary school.

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  • Performance at Kennedy Center

    Why Study Music in D.C.?

    Known for art, culture, and theater, the city is a hub for new music, performances by world-renowned artists, and an abundance of venues where young musicians perform on a regular basis.

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