The mission of The University of Montana Western’s music program is to provide knowledgeable, skillful vocal and instrumental music teachers for students in all schools, K-12; to provide music instruction and participation opportunities as a part of a liberal education at the university; and to provide community music-making opportunities for people of all ages.
*Public school music teachers must be competent musicians.
*Teachers, students, and other community members must engage in discussions concerning the materials and practice of music education in a democratic society.
*Music is a lifetime endeavor; music as a vocation or avocation should provide intrinsic and extrinsic benefits at all stages of life.
Areas of Study for Music Education Major and Minor
Fundamentals of Music
Voice – performance and pedagogy
Instruments - performance and pedagogy
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