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Music Education (Pre-Teacher Certification)

Educate the next generation of musicians.

If you desire to pursue a career in teaching elementary, junior high or high school music, the music education program is designed for you. The Conservatory of Music’s music education program prepares you for a successful and fulfilling role in guiding the next generation of musicians. As a music education student at Biola, you will experience:

  • Private lessons from accomplished faculty of various music disciplines
  • Performances at formal and informal recitals
  • Participation in large and small ensembles
  • Methods courses in woodwinds, brass, percussion and string instruments
  • Specialized courses in music education such as instrumental or choral literature and advanced conducting
  • Hands on experience through school observations and student teaching, student observation, teacher assistant positions and ensemble student conductor positions
  • Opportunities for teaching assistant and student conductor positions
  • A senior recital in performance and conducting

Featured Faculty

Karl Meyers

  • Assistant Professor, Music and Symphonic Winds Director

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Featured Alumni

Savannah Faranal

  • Instrumental Music Teacher
  • Music Education (Flute), B.M. '13

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