With a degree in music from Mount Marty College, students will take the first step toward a career as a conductor, composer, church musician, educator, performer, or researcher in music.
The music program, which offers a Bachelor of Arts degree, has a twofold purpose: to provide a preparation for those who intend to pursue music as a career, and to offer courses and provide an atmosphere on campus which will serve to broaden students' cultural outlooks and acquaint them with the value of music in making life more meaningful and enjoyable.
All music courses and performing groups are available to all students regardless of their academic major. Groups include:
- Concert Band
- Jazz Band
- Pep Band
- Mixed Chorus
- Chamber Choir
The choir and jazz band tour annually each spring as part of the Mount Marty College Spring Tour.
Students who complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music will gain an in-depth knowledge of Music and become competent in the usage of music technologies. Students have an opportunity for research experiences.
Scholarships in Music are available.
The music program at Mount Marty offers a broad musical experience to include voice, piano, organ, brass, percussion, and woodwind.
The Music Hall is located in Bede Hall with individual practice rooms for privacy while studying and practicing music.
Gregory Hall is the rehearsal hall for choir and band. Marian Auditorium holds musical and theatrical performances on campus.
Mount Marty College's music program is designed to be a double major with Education for students who wish to teach Music in school. Teacher Education students are prepared to be certified to teach music.