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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.

Accreditation
The Carson-Newman Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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.


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

CHURCH MUSIC (BM)

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MUSIC (BA)

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MUSIC EDUCATION (BM)

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MUSIC PERFORMANCE (BM)

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MUSIC THEORY (BM)

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MUSIC WITH OUTSIDE FIELD (BM)

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TEACHER LICENSURE: GENERAL MUSIC/INSTRUMENTAL

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TEACHER LICENSURE: GENERAL MUSIC/VOCAL

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WORSHIP LEADERSHIP (BA)

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