Northern Kentucky University's Department of Music offers a full range of performance and education opportunities to music majors.
Since our primary focus is undergraduate instruction, students receive individual attention from these outstanding musicians, teachers and scholars. We believe that we offer our students the best professional training in a friendly, caring and personal musical environment.
Applicants into our Composition and Performance majors must be accepted through audition.
Our graduates pursue successful careers as professional performers, college and university faculty, public school music teachers, private studio instructors, and in allied fields within the music industry.
Our students have been accepted for graduate study at such renowned institutions as the Juilliard School, Indiana University–Bloomington, The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Iowa State University, the Eastman School of Music, and the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Housed within the College of Arts and Sciences, SOTA allows students to pioneer new frontiers in arts education across multiple disciplines.