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What does it mean to major in Music?

  • Discover your own creative abilities through performance
  • Be a part of an ensemble (band or choral) and be part of community
    • Symphonic Band
    • Jazz Band
    • Symphonic Choir
    • Women’s Ensemble
    • Men’s Ensemble
    • Jazz Choir
    • Collegium Musicum (Chamber Choir)
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    • Frequent local run-out concerts
    • Choirs have performed in New York City , England, Scotland, Greece
    • Tours of USA, especially southeast, including Disneyworld
  • Two tracks: (1) Music and (2) Music Education
  • Frequent opportunities for leadership and conducting ensembles
  • Frequent opportunities for solo performances
  • Preparation for graduate school
    • Solid foundation in music theory
    • Solid foundation in music history and research

Where are music majors going to graduate school?

Recent graduates from the King University Music Program have attended and graduated from Westminster Choir College, The University of Tennessee, NYU, and Columbia University in New York City.

What can I do with a Music degree?

Degrees offered include a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education with licensure in vocal or instrumental music.

With King's Music major, you can prepare for the following careers:


Church musician

College professor



High school choir director

High school band director

Musician in the entertainment industry


Music teacher

Music therapist


Music Faculty

Shea A. Clay:

  • BM East Tennessee State University; MS Radford University; post-graduate work at James Madison University; ABD Boston University
  • Assistant Professor of Music
  • Conductor of Women’s Ensemble, Men’s Ensemble, Jazz Choir
  • Coord. of Vocal Music Education

K. Evan Edwards

  • Adj. Lecturer Low Brass

Patrick (Pat) Flannagan:

  • BA King College; BM and MM Westminster Choir College; PhD The Catholic University of America
  • Professor of Music; Chair of Music Dept
  • Dir. of Choral Activities, Conductor of the Symphonic Choir and Collegium Musicum 

Rachel M. Helton:

  • BM and MM Indiana University at Bloomington
  • Adj. Lecturer in Voice

Jane D. Morrison:

  • BME East Tennessee State University; MM The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Adj. Lecturer in Piano

Susan E. Nicholson:

  • BME and MME Winthrop University; DMA University of Miami (FL)
  • Assistant Professor of Music
  • Dir. of Instrumental Studies, Conductor of the Symphonic Band and Jazz Band
  • Coord of Instrumental Music Education

Jay Oberfeitinger:

  • BSM Duquesne University; Graduate Studies, Miami University of Ohio; MA The University of Phoenix
  • Adj. Lecturer in Percussion

Stephanie Yoder:

  • BA Malone University; MM University of Akron
  • Staff Accompanist, University Organist
  • Adj. Lecturer in Organ

Music Coursework

To view all required courses for a BA in Music click here.

To view all required courses for a Minor in Music click here.

To view course descriptions click here.

Laptop Requirement

The Music program requires a laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or later, and wireless and webcam capability.


For information about accreditation click here.

Choral Camp

For more information regarding King University's Choral Camp please click here.



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