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 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.
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Adoration Chorus, Taylor University's women’s choir directed by Dr. Eva Kwan, and the Taylor University String Quartet, directed by Anna Thompson-Danilova, will present the final concert of the semester on Tuesday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall in the Smith-Hermanson Music Center. The public is invited; there is no admission charge.
Taylor seniors Joel Helms and Jeff Janiszewski will present their senior recital at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 8, in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall of the Smith-Hermanson Music Center. The public is invited; there is no admission charge.
The Taylor University Jazz Ensemble will present “Swing, Shuffle & Samba,” a concert of varied styles of big band jazz, on Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 pm in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall.