Music

Opportunity takes the stage in this performance-driven program

Saxophone Day

December 8, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Connie Niemann Center for Music (18th and Seminary Roads)
We welcome students to spend the day growing as a musician, learning more about their instrument, and performing in a saxophone choir.

  • Open to students in grades 7-12
  • Hands-on ensemble workshop with woodwind professor Dr. Christine Damm
  • Guest performance
  • Tour of the Music Department
  • Public recital at the end of the day
  • Rehearse and perform in a saxophone choir

 

Clarinet Day

February 2, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Connie Niemann Center for Music (18th and Seminary Roads)
We welcome students to spend the day growing as a musician, learning more about their instrument, and performing in a clarinet choir.

  • Open to students in grades 7-12
  • Hands-on ensemble workshop with woodwind professor Dr. Christine Damm
  • Recital by Dr. Damm
  • Tour of the Music Department
  • Public recital at the end of the day
  • Rehearse and perform in a clarinet choir

 

Link to register for clarinet day at QU

Music Visit Day

February 23, 2019 at 10 a.m.

This event is geared towards prospective students interested in the music program. QU Music Visit Day is an excellent opportunity for students to visit campus, meet with music faculty and watch a university recital. They will have a chance to talk with current QU students and ask questions about college life, majors and music ensembles.

  • QU campus tour
  • Q&A session with QU Admissions
  • Tour of the Music Department
  • Students can also audition for a music grant and the Virtuoso Scholarship

 

“Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”—Anonymous

Go center-stage in front of an audience, in a classroom, or in-studio as our team of experienced performers and professors help you find a place in the spotlight. Students shine in small, technology enhanced classrooms and perform in the newly built Connie Niemann Center for Music.

Join the Group

All incoming students planning to major in music, music education, or communication and music production must successfully complete an audition before the music faculty to be accepted into the Music Program. Non-majors are welcome to participate in a variety of music ensembles pending successful auditions before the appropriate music faculty. Students in all fields of study are required to audition in order to be eligible for grant money.

Degree Programs:

  • B.A. Music Performance
  • B. S. Music Education
  • B.A. Communication/Music Production
  • B.A. Church Music

Preparing for the Future

The variety of ensembles and opportunities on and off campus provided me with valuable performance experience. For Music Education, I worked hands-on inside the classroom and I can honestly say I feel prepared to be a music educator in the future.
Darren Lillard '15, Music Performance and Education Double Major, Graduate Student in Saxophone Performance

Music Courses & Scholarships

Your Courses

A diverse curriculum supports your talent and expands your horizons. Special strengths are refined through private lessons while group performance enhances the overall experience. Focusing on music history, music theory, literature and performance, we supplement musical talent with knowledge, performing experience, and early classroom experience.

Current Music Ensembles

Audition for a Music Scholarship

Fun Fact: Assistant professor of music and director of bands, Bill Machold is the drummer in one of the region’s most popular rock bands—Raised on Radio!

Contact Us

There’s no application fee when you apply online.