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 a solo recital 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.

You have the opportunity to audition for a music scholarship or get involved in our various ensemble groups.

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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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“Helping students realize their potential through the flexibility of our BA degree in music is a rewarding experience. God leads students in many different directions, and to be a small part of that process is very fulfilling.”

Terry Baldridge, PhD

Our professors have real-world performance and conducting experience. Students regularly perform in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Washington, D.C.

Dr. Donna Bohn | Dr. Luke Johnson | Dr. Christopher Smith
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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 Kansas 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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