Music

How does developing your skills and your faith sound?

Have a passion for music evidenced by participation in choir, band, music ministry or theatre? Considering a career as a professional singer, composer, pianist, music teacher, music manager, or music minister? Graduates of Taylor University’s music program go on to become leaders in all these fields and more.

As a music major, you will receive a full hour of applied lessons each week with a professional musician who is a specialist in your area of study. You'll learn music theory, music history, and receive ear training. As a freshman, you will take music courses designed to transition you into serious music study. Over four years, you will engage with professional faculty, excellent facilities and equipment, and have the opportunity to travel abroad and share music with the world.

Take the next step

Dr. Al Harrison discusses how Taylor prepares music students for a successful and creative career.

Interested? Take a look at all the degrees and programs you can pursue in music, or better yet, visit the recital halls and music faculty by scheduling a campus visit with our folks in admissions!

Listen to Dr. Al Harrison, Professor of Music and Department Chair, as he discusses how Taylor prepares music students for a successful and creative career in this new millennium.

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Taylor Lyric Theatre presents: Working - A Musical

Published: January 26, 2016

The Taylor University Lyric Theatre presents Stephen Schwartz’s musical Working. Three showings are scheduled: February 5 and 6 at 8:00 p.m., and February 7 at 2:00 p.m. All are in Taylor University’s Butz-Carruth Recital Hall, and tickets are $10.00.

Taylor University Lyric Theatre Wins National Award

Published: December 17, 2015

The Taylor University Lyric Theatre's production of Amahl and the Night Visitors earned a third-place tie in Division I of the of the National Opera Association’s (NOA) 2014-2015 Opera Production Competition – a nationwide competition for colleges and universities.

Taylor Chorale, Sounds Presents Sing Noel in Euler Atrium, Saturday

Published: December 01, 2015

The Taylor Chorale and Taylor Sounds vocal ensembles will present their annual Christmas program Sing Noel: Christmas Around the World this Saturday, December 5, in the cathedral-like atrium of the Euler Science Complex. The program features choral, brass, and string ensembles that will resound under the high ceiling as they play familiar and new music from around the world. From the opening processional to the final whispered note, Sing Noel will remind us again that the Savior came for all people, everywhere, ever.

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