Music Department Learning Goals

To provide opportunities and resources for students to develop technical and expressive musical proficiency in their primary applied performance area

To work with material and conceptual tools to facilitate advanced study in music

To demonstrate a reflexive understanding of music’s embeddedness in culture and history

To foster social connection through shared musical experiences

To develop intellectual and practical skills through in-depth study of music, including:

  • Critical, analytical, and creative thinking
  • Written and oral communication
  • Teamwork and problem solving