Greetings on behalf of the Department of Music at Southwestern Adventist University.

Southwestern Adventist University is dedicated to providing its students with the best in music education and performance. With leading faculty members, regular masterclass & performance opportunities, elite international touring ensembles and a comprehensive scholarship program, the Department of Music is committed to giving its students the tools and experience needed to become a successful professional. Southwestern Adventist Univeristy is a place in which students can come and be challeged, inspired and supported throughout their academic journey. The music faculty members are fully vested in each student, working dilligently to assist in the longterm development of each musician as they pursue graduate school and employment opportunities. 

The Department of Music invites you to visit our campus! Schedule a visit and receive a free music lesson from one of our outstanding faculty members. 

Southwestern Adventist University's A Night at the Meyerson will feature mass choir, saxophone ensemble, symphony orchestra, and guest artists. The concert begins at 7:30 PM on February 9, 2020, at the world-famous Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Proceeds from ticket sales support the student music experience at Southwestern Adventist University.

Programs

Music (B.A.) Program

We’re dedicated to providing you with a top-level music education. With premier instructors, monthly master class and recital opportunities, elite international touring ensembles, and a comprehensive scholarship program, Southwestern is committed to providing you with what you need to succeed as a professional.

 

Music (B.Mus.) Program

We’re dedicated to providing you with a top-level music education. With premier instructors, monthly master class and recital opportunities, elite international touring ensembles, and a comprehensive scholarship program, Southwestern is committed to providing you with what you need to succeed as a professional.

 

Music Education (B.M.E.) Program

We’re dedicated to providing you with a top-level music education. With premier instructors, monthly master class and recital opportunities, elite international touring ensembles, and a comprehensive scholarship program, Southwestern is committed to providing you with what you need to succeed as a professional.

 

Your Future

Careers

Many graduates work as teachers in elementary and secondary education, college or university. Graduates may also have careers in performance, composition, church music and private studio instruction. Music education opportunities are readily available each year. Performance opportunities are highly competitive. Elite performers have a significant advantage in pursuing a career in music.

Sample Job Titles

  • Elementary school teacher
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Musical performer
  • Musical composer
  • Studio performer
  • Musical instructor

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Voices in choir at Night at the Meyerson Festival each year.

Faculty Profiles

Devon Howard, DMA

Music
Assistant Professor and Department Chair
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Jonathan Wall, MMus

Music
Assistant Professor
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Dan Totan

Music
Adjunct Faculty
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Dorla Aparicio, MM

Music
Adjunct Faculty - Music
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Marcin Parys, MA

Music
Adjunct Faculty
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Rogerio Nunes, MA, ABD

Music
Assistant Professor
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We’re dedicated to providing you with a top-level music education. With premier instructors, monthly master class and recital opportunities, elite international touring ensembles, and a comprehensive scholarship program, Southwestern is committed to providing you with what you need to succeed as a professional.