If you desire to pursue a career in teaching elementary, junior high or high school music, the Music Education program is designed for you. Private lessons, formal and informal recitals, large and small ensemble experience, basic and advanced conducting, instrumental and choral literature courses, music education workshops in woodwinds, brass, percussion, and string instruments, and exposure to music drama all work together to prepare you for a career in music leadership. Enjoy ensemble student conductor positions, teaching assistantships, student observation and student teaching opportunities offered for "hands on" experience.
Our music education majors will be sharing God’s gift of music with children of all ages. As we know, music has such an impact on the world. What a powerful tool to profess the love of God. My hope is that Biola’s music education students will have a strong hand in impacting this young community.”
Degrees and Programs
Meet the Faculty
Professor, Music Education
Brass Ensemble Conductor
Honors Brass Quintet Coach
Symphonic Winds Conductor
Area Coordinator, Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion
Biola University Chorale Conductor
Vocal Jazz Conductor
Biola gave me so much more than just a degree to enter the field of music education. The courses, communities, and professors at Biola taught me how to truly impact the world for Christ by pursuing my career with the fervor and excellence that is reflective of our Creator. The skills and disciplines I cultivated at Biola are priceless tools that will forever propel my career and desire to seek Christ in all that I do.
B.M. Music Education (Flute) '13
I would like to thank the music department (now conservatory) as a whole for your commitment to providing an outstanding music education integrated with Christian world view for students such as I was. I know God led me to attend Biola...and my time spent there greatly affected the direction of my life.
B.M. Performance (Piano) and Music Education '94