Music Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Music majors study the musical elements of pitch, melody, harmony, rhythm, dynamics and
timbre and texture.

The Facts

You can choose from a vocal, piano or instrumental concentration. All students fulfill a piano proficiency requirement, demonstrating ability in four-part reading, accompaniment and improvisation. You’ll present two solo recitals and participate in varied performing opportunities on and off campus.

Our 40,000 square foot state-of-the-art Bell Center is a

magnificent home for the music program. The 540-seat Mabee Performing Arts hall offers an exceptionally high-tech sound environment with the best in audiovisual equipment, offering an ideal environment your musical performances.

Please note, all music majors must audition prior to acceptance to our program.

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"Being a part of the MNU choirs has been a life changing experience. Whether we are singing on the stage of Bell, at a 20 member church in a town we've never heard of or on the steps of the Thomas Jefferson memorial in Washington D.C, each performance is the road trip of a lifetime."

Grace Wallace on Choir

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“It is a pleasure to work with the talented and committed students that we have at MNU.  The future of music is bright!”

John Leavitt, DMA

Our professors have real-world performance and conducting experience. Dr. John Leavitt, choral director, routinely takes students to perform in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Washington, D.C. Through her professional contacts Dr. Maria Harman brought famed conductor Eugene Migliaro Corporon to MNU to work with students.

Music Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.


MNU students have completed internships at the following organizations:

  • The Kansas City Symphony
  • Ash Lawn Opera, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • The Lyric Opera of Kanas City
  • Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake, New York
  • Opera in the Ozarks, Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Music Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Music Undergraduate Degree Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.


Touching every aspect of music, you could become a: 


Music Business Manager
Choir Director

Music Minister
Worship Leader
Private Instructor

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