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Department of Music
Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex 218-755-2915
Dr. Jennifer Swanson (Chair; email@example.com), Dr. Stephen Carlson, Dr. Janice Haworth, Dr. P. Bradley Logan, Dr. Delon Lyren, Ms. Sarah Paradis, Dr. Erika Svanoe
The specific objectives of the Department of Music are
1. to provide students interested in teaching careers with the professional knowledge and skills necessary for success in the field;
2. to train students to become critical, independent, creative musicians with the necessary background in applied music (private instruction in voice/instrument), music theory, music history and literature, keyboard skills, sight-reading, and music technology; and to become full participants in music professions;
3. to provide all students of the university with opportunities to enrich themselves through participation in Music Department ensembles, academic courses, and applied lessons, and through attendance at concerts, recitals, and lectures;
4. to develop the creative potential of the region through workshops, performances, and a summer music camp.
See Section II, Enrollment for required high school preparation.Recommended High School Courses
Students are encouraged to discuss with their advisor the option of a second major or minor that might strengthen or complement their major.
- Arts Administrator
- Music Librarian
- Also: Graduate Study
Transfer Students: At least one-third of the credits to be included in the major must be successfully completed at Bemidji State University.