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Studying music within the context of Scripture and the liberal arts.
In small classes, learn from credentialed music faculty, seasoned performers, sought-after conductors, and acclaimed composers who are dedicated to your musical excellence.
You can perform at regional, national, and international tours while building your education. Christian faculty will help you to grow in your faith and your music. With campus so close to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, students can take advantage of opportunities in Minnesota’s thriving music industries.
All Northwestern music degrees hold accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music, the principal U.S. accreditor for higher education in music.
Music is a dual admission program. Entrance auditions are required for this major. You must be admitted to both Northwestern and the Department of Music & Theatre to major in music.See Details
of seniors feel well prepared for a first job in their field
of alumni agree that faculty were genuinely interested in their welfare
a double major or a minor with another discipline
Professor Sawyer’s ability to bring deep theological understanding to the texts we sang will be with me for the rest of my life.