Master of Music in Music

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Students in Southeastern's Music graduate program study to advance their performance skills, strengthen their abilities to investigate, organize, integrate and evaluate information and develop their overall professional expertise. Students in this program possess the self-motivation and discipline to complete the individual study, research and project preparation that constitutes the majority of the degree program.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Church musician
  • College/university teacher
  • Composer/arranger/orchestrator
  • Conductor/director
  • Elementary/secondary music teacher
  • Instrumentalist, classical or pop/rock/jazz
  • Music librarian
  • Musicologist
  • Staged musical/theatre
  • Studio musician
  • Studio/private teaching
  • Vocalist, classical or pop/rock/jazz
Types of Employers
  • Colleges/universities
  • Computer software industry
  • Elementary/secondary schools
  • Instrument repair and design
  • Music editing and publishing
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Department of Fine and Performing Arts is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music

  • Highly qualified faculty devoted to teaching and providing a positive and supportive learning environment for all students

  • Faculty are leaders in their fields, holding offices in state and national professional organizations and receiving national and university awards in teaching, research and creative activity

  • Quality of performance teaching reflected through the accomplishments of students in competitions, placements, audition results, grad school placements and fellowship awards

  • Diverse student body from United States, Honduras, Bulgaria, Russia, Romania, Germany, the Republic of Moldova and Mexico

  • Southeastern's Community Music School provides the region with a vital community-based program of music education and gives students in the Music program an opportunity to teach Community Music School students while being evaluated by faculty

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required (Music Performance): 36

  • Total semester hours required (Music Theory): 33

CONCENTRATIONS
  • Music Performance

  • Music Theory

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Music in Music

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Music Educators' National Conference

  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Honorary Music Fraternity)

  • Kappa Kappa Psi (National Band Fraternity)

  • Delta Omicron (Honorary Music Fraternity)

  • American Choral Directors Association


Contact Information

kenneth.boulton@southeastern.edu

985-549-2184

Mailing address: SLU Box 10815, Hammond, Louisiana 70402-0815

On-campus address: Pottle Music Building, Room 102

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