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.
How does growing 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.
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All You Need Is Love is the theme of the Taylor University Chorale and Taylor Sounds Chamber Ensemble Annual Valentine Event, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 13.
On February 6 and 7 at 8:00 p.m., in Taylor University’s Butz Carruth Recital Hall, Taylor University Opera Theatre presents Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, joined by members of the Taylor Sounds Chamber Ensemble. This opera, with its touching story about the generosity of a poor shepherd boy and the impact of Jesus’ coming, has become a beloved standard in the opera repertoire.
Award-winning mezzo-soprano Cheryse McLeod Lewis will present Then Sings My Soul, a solo performance of inspirational American music, Monday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium on the Taylor University campus.