Our Department of Music is committed to developing the musical knowledge, appreciation, talents, skills and teaching abilities of its students.
Compared to larger, more competitive schools, music students at Greensboro College have more opportunities and experience performing in musicals, participating in operas, teaching music and working one-on-one with professional musicians. With a reputable, well-rounded and in-depth degree program, music students graduate Greensboro College as experts in their craft and can pursue their passions as professional musicians or music teachers.
Students in the major receive a well-rounded music theory and performance foundation while honing their chosen music concentration. All incoming majors are required to (1) audition, (2) be tested in ear training and sight singing, (3) sight read, and (4) be interviewed by members of the Music Department.
Students in the major earn their teaching licensure, state certifications required by K-12 schools. With a 100% job placement rate, our Bachelor of Music Education graduates are proven to succeed in a competitive job market.Learn More
Student receive foundational understanding of musical knowledge, appreciation and talents. Minors require 20 credits to complete.
The Jazz Ensemble on a recent recruiting trip:
Our Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, an organization that establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials for music and music-related disciplines, and provides assistance to institutions and individuals engaged in artistic, scholarly, educational, and other music-related endeavors.
You may be eligible for our new Stay Local Scholarship, which supports bright minds right in our own backyard. Check to see if your county qualifies.LEARN MORE