Music Overview

Students in the Music Degree program at William Jessup University receive a thorough grounding in both traditional and contemporary theory and practice courses. They develop performance skills and acquire new musical proficiencies appropriate to their chosen career path.

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The Music program provides opportunities for all students to be involved in a wide variety of performance groups who travel regionally to represent WJU.

Distinctives

  • Students receive core foundational studies in Music Theory and Ear Training courses
  • Key partnerships with anchor churches provide real world experiences for students in studio/production settings
  • Numerous musical touring opportunities exist with a variety of traveling groups and ensembles
  • Students are exposed to recording studio experiences through the University Choir & Orchestra in an annual album recording
  • Personal mentoring and leadership training
  • Christ-centered, faith based courses
  • Personalized advising
  • WASC Accredited

Career & Internship Opportunities

  • Music Performer
  • Independent Artist
  • Worship Leader
  • Creative Arts Director
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Management
  • Recording Engineer
  • Music Publishing
  • Music Business
  • Arranger/Composer
Featured Music Faculty
Chair, Music Department
Why do you enjoy working at Jessup?
Jessup develops leadership. Here, I am able to watch students become the professionals they will become after graduation, where they haven’t been taught what to think, but how to think.