Music Education

Inspire the next generation of musicians

Whether you want to spend your career instilling a love of music in young children, helping older children develop their skills, or working in academia, we have a music education program that will fit your needs.

You can choose from four different areas of emphasis: choral, general, band, or orchestra. No matter which area you choose, you’ll receive a comprehensive education that gives you the tools you need to succeed as a teacher as well as extensive performance experience.

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Many of us here at Jacobs strive for excellence in so many facets of our musical lives. Jacobs is a special place, where I feel I can work with students, colleagues, and mentors who have similar passions for high-quality playing and instruction.

Jacqueline Skara, Ph.D. Music Education