Belmont University
School of Music  1900 Belmont Blvd. 
Nashville,  TN,  37212-3757
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Located in the heart of Nashville, just a few steps from Music Row, Belmont University is one of the largest private universities in Tennessee. It is dedicated to providing an academically challenging education that enables men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith. Belmont is large enough to provide a wide array of programs, yet small enough that every individual counts. Our vision is to be a premier teaching university bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

The School of Music is part of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, which includes programs in Art and Theatre and Dance. The School of Music is a stimulating artistic community that fosters the study, performance and creation of music in a context of excellence and respect for diversity in musical styles.

Music students at Belmont receive excellent training which builds on their existing skills and talents and provides them with opportunities to further explore and expand their musical interest and abilities. The School of Music has a tradition of a strong choral program but is also home to one of the first commercial music programs in the country. In all areas of musical study, the individual artist is the focal point of instruction. Integrated understanding is emphasized through numerous opportunities that put classroom learning into application in performing ensembles.

The School of Music is unique in that its wide range of majors offers the students opportunity to prepare in the traditional classical fields of music as well as in the world of popular music.

The classical majors (Church Music, Composition, Musical Theatre, Music Education, Music Theory, Music with and Outside Minor, Performance and Piano Pedagogy) prepare students for careers as performers, church musicians, school music teachers, private studio teachers, college instructors and any area of work involving creativity, people skills and organization.

Commercial Music majors select an emphasis in Composition and Arranging, Music Business, Music Technology or Performance to prepare for careers as performing artists in various styles in the world of popular music. This major also prepares students for careers as composters, arrangers, and studio musicians, as wells as for work in music technology and other fields in the industry which require musical skills.

Belmont University School of Music is a comprehensive program where students and teachers practice scholarship, performance and creativity in the study of diverse musical styles

Bachelor of Music

Degrees in Church Music, Commercial Music,
Composition, Music Education, Musical Theatre,
Performance, Piano Pedagogy and Music Theory

Master of Music

Degrees in Church Music, Composition,
Music Education, Pedagogy and Performance

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