Overview + Programs
In the Carson-Newman Music Department, we share your passion for the musical arts. If you are pursuing a career in performance, worship leadership or teaching, you’ll find unmatched opportunities here to prepare for your chosen field. With a student-to-faculty ratio of less than 10:1, our professors invest personal attention in challenging you to reach your fullest potential.
To learn more about the music program, we invite you to join us for an on-campus experience. Sit in on classes, perform with our ensembles, go to lunch with a C-N music student and try out an applied lesson with one of our music faculty members!
Music Major for a Day - The Music Department invites all interested high school students to join us and see what it is like to be a Music Major for a day. You can sit in on classes, perform with our ensembles, go to lunch with a C-N music student and have an applied lesson with one of our music faculty members.
The Carson-Newman Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Department of Music
Upcoming Music and Arts Events
Fri, January 28, 20222021-2022 Tarr Music Scholarship Weekend9amView Event
Tue, February 1, 2022Guest Piano Recital: Dr. Matthew Cataldi7:30pmView Event
Sun, February 6, 2022Three-Peerson Exhibition by Mary Hannah Gaushell, Garrett Graumann, and Grace Hammond2pm-4pmView Event
Thu, March 3, 2022Chamber Winds Recital7:30pmView Event
Thu, March 17, 2022A Cappella Choir Home Concert7:30pmView Event
Thu, March 24, 2022Faculty Piano Recital: Dr. Ryan Fogg7:30pmView Event
Tue, April 12, 2022Redemption Home Concert7:30pmView Event
Tue, April 19, 2022Women Singers & Men's Chorus Concert7:30pmView Event
Mon, April 25, 2022Jazz on the Lawn6:30pmView Event
Tue, April 26, 2022Music Honors Concert/ Awards Night7:30pmView Event
Did You Know?
The Tarr Music Center is carefully designed to optimize instruction and performance. The modern facility includes studios, practice rooms, classrooms and labs equipped with exceptional equipment and instruments. The recital hall seats 250 and includes a 32-rank Reuter teaching and recital organ and two Steinway & Sons pianos.