Music is the universal language of mankind
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The mission of the music program:
- Provide students with a personalized learning environment that fosters meaningful cultural experiences in the performance, understanding, and appreciation of the discipline and art of music.
- Students receive instruction and experiences in music for general education and music performance.
- Musical events and concerts are offered on campus, which enhance the cultural opportunities for both the campus and the community.
More specifically the music program looks to provide an excellent general music education. Encourage and nurture creativity and appreciation in all areas of musicianship and the performing arts. Enhance lives through quality musical experiences. Further the evolution and development of the arts, through faculty member contributions to their discipline.