The Division of Music in the School of Fine Arts at Bob Jones University offers its students outstanding professional preparation which includes a solid liberal arts core, significant performing opportunities and an engaging Christian environment. Two orchestras, two bands, eight choirs, 10 smaller instrumental groups, an annual fine arts contest and recital venues provide a valuable complement to individual and classroom instruction.
Included within the Division of Music are the departments of Music History and Literature, Music Theory, Music Technology, Church Music, Voice, Piano, Piano Pedagogy, Organ, Stringed Instruments, Woodwind Instruments and Brass and Percussion Instruments. Students enjoy significant financial benefit through BJU’s policy of offering private instruction at no additional cost above regular tuition charges.
BJU is committed to preparing students for life, not just to make a living. A daily Chapel program, structured leadership development, ministry opportunities and an active mentoring program all contribute to the development of students who have Christlike character that is Scripturally disciplined, others-serving, God-loving, Christ-proclaiming, and focused Above.
Mission of the Division of Music:
For the glory of God, the Division of Music at Bob Jones University exists to support the growth of a Christian student in the image of God and to equip him to use music for the service of God. “Approving things that are excellent,” the Division will train the musician, thoroughly furnishing him “unto all good works” and preparing him “for the work of the ministry.” The student will reach his technical and artistic musical potential within a multifaceted program that strives for the highest level of musical and academic excellence as reflected in the character of his Creator.