If you want to turn your love of performing music into a rewarding career, University of Jamestown is the place for you! We invite you to join our dynamic team of teachers and learners in an exciting journey to realize your potential and fulfill your promise.
University of Jamestown Music Distinctions
The University of Jamestown Department of Music promotes each student’s development and growth in a positive learning environment with the support of both students and faculty. As an applied music performance major at University of Jamestown, you will benefit from:
- faculty who are dedicated to teaching and willing to work with students to have the best college experience
- numerous Vocal and instrumental ensembles
- Small class sizes with the focus on excellence in teaching and student learning
- Significant opportunities for international study, hands-on field experiences, and co-curricular activities
University of Jamestown music graduates have successfully furthered their education at graduate schools across the country and have gained rewarding employment in all aspects of music, including:
- K-12 music instructors
- Piano instructors
- Private music instructors
- Professional musicians
- Music therapists
- Instrument builders
- Church musicians
Specific coursework for this major is outlined can be viewed or downloaded here.
Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.
As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.
Certifications/Degrees: DMA, University of Colorado Boulder
Teaches: Applied Voice, Music Theory, Diction, Song and Opera Literature, Vocal Pedagogy, Performance Workshop, Opera History, Harmony/Theory, and Music Appreciation
Certifications/Degrees: ABD, University of Arizona
Teaches: Applied Voice, Conducting, Choral Arranging, Secondary Methods, and other related courses
Certifications/Degrees: D.A., University of Northern Colorado
Teaches: Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Music Education courses, Applied Brass
Certifications/Degrees: PhD, University of Iowa
Teaches: Applied Piano and Organ lessons, Music History, and Keyboard Pedagogy
University of Jamestown
Jamestown ND, 58405
- Richard Walentine, DMA Professor & Department Chair
We offer a Music Major scholarship (up to $6500/year) and a Music Participation scholarship (up to $2500/year). We invite you to participate by completing the Music Scholarship application below. When we have received your application, your admission counselor will be in contact with you.
Theatre and Art participation awards are also available; please contact your admission counselor if you are interested in these participation awards.
We look forward to your audition! If you have any questions, please give us a call at:
(701) 252 – 3467 ext. 5562
(800) 336 – 2554