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:
Four major degree offerings:
Other programs of study:
Vibrant & varied performance opportunities:
Elon University Orchestra
Phoenix Winds (wind ensemble)
Fire of the Carolinas (marching band)
Camerata (auditioned chamber choir)
élan (vocal jazz & a cappella)
Electric Ensemble (rock, pop, R&B, etc.)
Techtronica (electronic music)
Elon Music Ambassadors (eclectic styles)
World Percussion Ensemble
String Chamber Ensembles
The National Association for Music Education recognized its Elon University members for their contributions to the "It Takes a Village" Project reading program.
Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann has an article published in the professional trumpet journal.
Carswell just finished his debut album "Debonair," which is available for purchase.
Daniel Asia, a renowned professor of composition at the University of Arizona, comes to campus March 3-4 for programs sponsored by the Department of Music, the Fund for Excellence in the Arts and Sciences and the Lori and Eric Sklut Emerging Scholar in Jewish Studies Fund.
The long-anticipated release of the combined choirs' performance of the Mozart's "Requiem" now on sale.