Welcome

Greetings on behalf of the Department of Music at Southwestern Adventist University. Southwestern 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 is a University 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. Southwestern will soon be accepting scholarship auditions for the 2020-2021 school year. Please visit the scholarship page for more information. 

 

Southwestern invites you to visit our campus! Schedule a visit and receive a free music lesson from one of our outstanding faculty members. View our Faculty page to learn more about our teachers. Click here to schedule a lesson!

 

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.

Professions

  • 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.

Programs

B.A. Music

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.

 

B.Mus. Music

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.

 

B.M.E. Music Education, Teaching Certificate (K – 12)

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.

 

Minor in Music

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.

 

News & Events

Southwestern Adventist University’s Class of 2020

Southwestern Adventist University Strategizes for the Future 

Southwestern Adventist University Singers Travels to Spain & Portugal

​​​​​​​Southwestern Adventist University Hosts Annual Music Festival at the Meyerson

Southwestern Adventist University to Host Keene Chamber Business Expo

Southwestern Adventist University to Present A Night at the Meyerson Benefit Concert

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SWAU HOSTS ANNUAL GALA

Music University

Singing Through Scandinavia

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Second Annual 5 Piano Concert

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The Connection Between Music and Science

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Veterans Day Service

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25th Anniversary Concert

A Voice 4 Peace Concert

Music Dept Welcomes Interim Director of Orchestral Studies

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Student Experience: Field School of Evangelism