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Fine Arts

Music

Develop technically and artistically as a musician, while exploring all aspects of the fine and performing arts. Our Music program curriculum is a comprehensive program of study, placing emphasis on standard courses that enrich your knowledge of music, its historical context, and its theoretical components.

  • Small class sizes
  • Six vocal and instrumental ensembles
  • A 700-seat-capacity auditorium for musical and theatre performances
  • Ability to tailor study and practicum experiences to your long-term ambitions
  • Positive learning environment that promotes your development and growth as a musician
  • A $6.2 million, 41,000-square-foot fine arts facility for learning, practicing, and performing
PERFORM LOCALLY NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY

Join one of UJ’s vocal and instrumental ensembles, including the Chapel Choir, Concert Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, and The Big Orange Pep Band.

Gain real-life experience – all before you graduate.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships of a semester or more in length.


Employment Options
  • Composer
  • Music Director
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Therapist
  • Casting Director
  • Talent Agent

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

$10M

in scholarships annually



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Mus 100 Music Performance Seminar (0)
Mus 160 Harmony-Theory I (3)
Mus 161 Harmony-Theory II (3)
Mus 162 Ear Training I (2)
Mus 163 Ear Training II (2)
Mus 266 Introduction to Conducting (2)
Art Two approved art courses (6)
Thea Two approved theatre courses (6)

Course

Title (credits)
Mus Applied Lessons (4)
Mus Ensemble Music (4)

Two of the following courses:
Mus 239 Music History I (3)
Mus 340 Music History III (3)
Mus 340 Music History III (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 38




OURPeople
Rick Walentine
Richard Walentine, DMA
Department Chair
Professor of Voice
rwalenti@uj.edu
Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom.


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