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For the glory of god

Music is a marvelous declaration to the God of order, complexity, and beauty. It is an avenue for worship, evangelism, and encouragement, and can move people to know and love God more deeply.

The Music Ministries major prepares men and women in music-making for the glory of God in a variety of ministry settings. The rigorous classes, taught from a biblical worldview, will sharpen your skills and develop your musicianship.

Drawing closer
You love music and are talented in making it. The intricacies and science of music fascinate you. You feel as though when you listen to or participate in music you are drawn closer to the Lord. You are passionate about worshiping God in biblically sound, yet beautifully crafted music.

Hone your musical skills and develop leadership abilities to worship God through the music he created.

 

Meet Jenean Truax, a piano and voice instructor for the BBC Music Department.
"I want my students to deepen their love for music, to learn how to work hard, to develop the skills needed to teach themselves, and to know God intimately."

Read more.

 

YOU WILL LEARN TO ...
- Build and enhance music ministries in a variety of settings.
- Teach and develop skills in others.
- Create, compose, and arrange music for performance.
- Lead and direct music teams of all types.

YOU WILL LEAVE BBC WITH ...
- A Biblically sound philosophies of music.
- Experience in leading, performing, directing, and teaching.
- Sharp musicianship skills.
- Valuable resources and ministry mentors.

QUICK FACTS ...
- 132 Credits
- The Music Ministries major may be easily converted into the five-year Church Music major if you so desire.
- An internship is not required, but junior and senior recitals are a part of the program.
- You will have several opportunities to engage with instrumental and vocal ensembles throughout the year. Learn more about ensembles here.
- Auditions are required of all students who wish to join a musical ensemble or who are applying for entrance into a music department program. For audition information, click here.

YOU COULD BE A ...
- Worship Leader
- Music Pastor
- Music Ministry Coordinator
- Choir Director

COURSES INCLUDE ...
- Drama for Worship
- Foundations & Issues in Worship
- Church Music Administration
- Hymnology
- Music History
SEE MORE IN OUR COLLEGE CATALOG.

CONTACT ...
For questions or more information, contact The Department of Music at music@bbc.edu.