MM Church Music
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Master of Music in Church Music
Students pursuing advanced academic study in Church Music are preparing to be ministers of music, choirmasters, organists, children's choir leaders or a combination of these roles. Students in this program may focus on performance, research, or conducting.
Coursework is required in worship, church music education, hymnology and choral literature. Supervised work in a church setting is a practical component of this curriculum. Supporting courses in music include research, theory, history, and applied studies. To view the course listings for our programs, click here (pdf).
Church Music majors are required to successfully complete comprehensive written and oral examinations. The culminating project is either the lecture recital track or the full recital track.
For further information on our various graduate programs, contact Dr. Kris Elsberry, Director of Graduate Studies (615-460-8204).