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
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
More information about the chair.
University of Jamestown
Jamestown, ND 58405
Richard Walentine, DMA Chair of the Department of Music and Performing Arts
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Aaron McDermid, ABD Assistant Professor and Director of Choral Activities
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Laura (Zamzow) Lynch, D.A. Assistant Professor and Director of Instrumental Music
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Sarah Larsen Performing Arts Program Manager
Sarah.Larsen@uj.edu | PH: 701-252-3467 ext. 5425
We offer a Performing Arts Major scholarship (up to $6500/year) and a Performing Arts Participation scholarship (up to $3000/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.