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
Starts: 
November 6, 2014
12:00 AM
Ends: 
November 9, 2014
11:59 PM
University Choir & Orchestra tours the California Bay Area. University Choir & Orchestra is comprised of 70+ vocalists and 20+ [...] More Details
Starts: 
November 16, 2014
8:30 AM
Ends: 
Same day
1:00 PM
Crossroads is a small ensemble features auditioned students who perform at local churches, fundraisers, and events. Their repertoire is very diverse with [...] More Details
Starts: 
November 16, 2014
10:00 AM
Ends: 
Same day
11:30 AM
Jessup Concert Choir is a new performance group to Jessup Music is an all-women’s ensemble of 25 students. Performing monthly at [...] More Details
Starts: 
November 16, 2014
10:00 AM
Ends: 
Same day
11:30 AM
Jessup Concert Choir is a new performance group to Jessup Music is an all-women’s ensemble of 25 students. Performing monthly at [...] More Details
Starts: 
November 16, 2014
6:30 PM
Ends: 
Same day
8:00 PM
University Choir & Orchestra is comprised of 70+ vocalists and 20+ piece orchestra. This large-scale group delivers a dynamic and [...] More Details
Starts: 
December 5, 2014
7:00 PM
Ends: 
Same day
9:00 PM
The Celebrate Christmas Concert series includes performances from University Choir and Orchestra, Jessup Concert Choir, Crossroads and Crossroads Worship. University [...] More Details
Featured 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.

Featured Music Events
Starts: 
November 6, 2014
12:00 AM
Ends: 
November 9, 2014
11:59 PM
University Choir & Orchestra tours the California Bay Area. University Choir & Orchestra is comprised of 70+ vocalists and 20+ [...] More Details
November 16, 2014  @ 8:30 AM
November 16, 2014  @ 10:00 AM
November 16, 2014  @ 10:00 AM
November 16, 2014  @ 6:30 PM
December 5, 2014  @ 7:00 PM

Jessup Music is thrilled and excited for the opportunity to bring its music and ministry to your church! The relationships we cultivate with church congregations are an integral part of our program and of utmost importance to us.