Prepare for a career in musicology and study music history and literature from different perspectives through courses that integrate a historical, cultural, theoretical and interdisciplinary approach.
Our devoted faculty is committed to the development of future music historians with a rich understanding of music from different perspectives. Gain skills to support informed and successful musicians with exceptional critical listening and communication skills. Prepare for continued advanced study in music history in an environment of collaborative research and teaching.
Work with our extraordinary and diverse faculty with knowledge of different historical periods and cultures of music.
Since 1969, the School of Music has consistently retained the distinctive National Association of Schools of Music accreditation.
Foster your creative learning, skill development and personal exploration through Spark: Music Leadership at Carolina.
Learn to think, speak and write clearly and effectively and teach music culture and history from a variety of perspectives.
What You’ll Study
Join an exciting environment of collaborative research and inquiry both within and outside the classroom. Enhance understanding through the advanced study of music bibliography and research, music history, ethnomusicology and literature. Attend music and culture guest lectures. Demonstrate fundamental piano skills and foreign language proficiency.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Presenting oneself creatively through a specific medium to an audience
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Attention to Detail
Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
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