Welcome to the Department of Music at Elon University. Here you’ll find an array of detailed material about the department and our degree programs. We balance a strong liberal arts core with high standards for musicality and professional skills. A nurturing, student-focused approach permeates every aspect of our teaching, while challenging each student to reach her or his highest potential. Our 6:1 music major to full-time faculty ratio ensures students receive unparalleled individual instruction throughout their academic program.
Here are some of the highlights of our program at a glance:
|Major Degree Programs||Other Programs of Study|
|Music Production & Recording Arts (B.S.)||Music Minor|
|Music Performance (B.A.)||Jazz Studies Minor|
|Music Education (B.S.)||Music Technology Minor|
|Music (B.A.) (designed to double major)||Piano Pedagogy Program|
|University Bands||Choral Activites|
|Phoenix Winds (wind ensemble)||University Chorale|
|Fire of the Carolinas (marching band)||Camerata|
|Pep Band||élan (vocal jazz & a cappella)|
|Elon University Orchestra||World Percussion Ensemble|
|Commercial/Popular Music||Percussion Ensemble|
|Elon Electric Ensemble (rock, pop, R&B, etc.)||Elon Music Ambassadors|
|Techtronica (EDM, Hip Hop, Remix, D.J., etc.)||Opera Workshop|
|Jazz Ensemble (big band)||Flute Ensemble|
|Jazz Combos||Guitar Ensemble|
|élan (vocal jazz)||String Chamber Ensembles|
Five Elon students competed at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-Atlantic Region competition and conference on Saturday, April 5.
Composed by Associate Professor Stephen A. Futrell in the Department of Music, a “celebratory verse” that originally debuted as part of the university’s Ever Elon fundraising campaign was formally recognized this spring as a permanent addition to the institution’s alma mater.
Shimron was invited to judge the advanced-level categories at three local piano contests for pre-collegiate students.
Shimron joins three pianists for two-piano, eight-hand recital.
The live recording features the Elon University Camerata and Chorale with the auditioned choral ensembles from Williams High and Cedar Ridge High School.