Music Education

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Music Education

Bachelor of Arts

 

 

Music Education majors at NNU can expect to participate in a variety of music courses. The curriculum gives students a broad understanding of the skills necessary to be a music educator, including band and music theory, ensemble, music history, improvisation, and more..

 

 

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Philip Miller

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Participate
in a minimum of one ensemble per semester
Spend four semesters
participating in the major ensemble based on their performance medium
Receive
a broad understanding of the skills necessary to be a music educator

Music Education

Music Education majors at NNU can expect to participate in a variety of music courses. The curriculum gives students a broad understanding of the skills necessary to be a music educator, including band and music theory, ensemble, music history, improvisation, and more.

Music Education majors are required to:

  • participate in a minimum of one ensemble each semester
  • spend four semesters participating in the major ensemble based on their performance medium 
  • perform in both large and small instrumental ensembles appropriate to their particular instrument (All students whose applied performance area is instrumental will enroll in a small ensemble—chamber group, jazz combo, or similar ensemble—for at least one semester.)
  • study privately each semester in their primary performance medium: voice or instrument (additional fee required)
  • pass a juried examination in their performance medium each semester (A minimum of six examinations must be on file to qualify for graduation in music. Exceptions will only be by permission from the chair of the Music Department.)
  • attend ten recitals or concerts each semester

Students are held responsible for complying and being familiar with the music program policies as outlined in the Music Program Handbook. Copies are available in the Music Department office.

Note: Most students require more than 8 semesters to complete this program.

Degree Details

Bachelor of Arts

Offered On Campus

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SPOTLIGHT

NNU has prepared me for music, especially in performing with all the shows I've been able to do. I'm in three ensembles right now so I get a good number of performance opportunities which is really helpful. That is essential for performing. It's not something you can just study and then show up and you're ready to go. You have to do it over and over again because it is nerve-racking, but it's just the experience of it. It is so great to me; I really enjoy it.

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$40,958, the estimated total cost of tuition, fees, room, and board for 2019-2020.

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$28,000, the average debt of an NNU student upon graduation—just $1,500 more than a Boise State graduate. However, 1 in 4 NNU students graduates with no debt at all.

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99%, the number of NNU undergraduate students who receive financial aid.

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