Music

NKU Department of Music

Northern Kentucky University's Department of Music offers a full range of performance and education opportunities to music majors. Our graduates pursue successful careers as professional performers, college and university faculty, public school music teachers, private studio instructors and in allied fields within the music industry. 

Our students have been accepted for graduate study at such renowned institutions as the Juilliard School, Indiana University–Bloomington, The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Iowa State University, the Eastman School of Music, and the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Spring 2016 Scholarship Audition Dates are:

    Saturday, February 13, 2016
    Saturday, February 27, 2016

    Saturday, March 19, 2016

Tri-State Band Symposium Information:

 

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Degrees Offered

Bachelor's Degrees:

  • Music Performance
    • Instrumental
    • Jazz Studies
    • Keyboard
    • Piano Accompanying
    • Piano Pedagogy
    • Vocal
  • Music Composition

Bachelor's Degrees with Teaching Certification:

  • Music Education
    • Choral
    • Instrumental
    • Piano/Choral

Bachelor of Arts:

  • Music
    • Liberal Studies
    • Music Entrepreneurship
    • Music Technology
    • Audio Production

Minors:

  • Music

Certificate:

  • Piano Pedagogy

UPCOMING CONCERTS

JANUARY 2016

Tri-State Band Symposium

January 23 | 3pm | Greaves Concert Hall

 

FEBRUARY 2016

Corbett Quartet

February 10 | 7pm | Griffin Hall Digitorium

Winter Piano Pedagogy Conference

February 13 | 9am – 3:30pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Jazz Combos I, II

February 16 | 7pm | York Street Café; Newport, KY

Jazz Ensemble

February 18 | 7pm | York Street Café; Newport, KY

Tri-State Honors Orchestra Festival

February 20 | 4pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Chorale, Women’s Choir

February 23 | 7pm | Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption; Covington, KY

Bands Concert

February 25 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

 

MARCH 2016

Vocal Jazz

March 1 | 7pm | York Street Café; Newport, KY

Brass Choir Concert

March 3 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Jazz Combos III, IV

March 15 | 7pm | York Street Café; Newport, KY

Women’s Chorale Invitational Festival

March 15 | 7:30pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Opera: Dido and Aeneas

March 18 - 7pm | March 20 - 3pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Jazz Combos I, II

March 29 | 7pm | York Street Café; Newport, KY

Faculty Recital: Richard Van Dyke

March 31 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

 

APRIL 2016

Percussion Ensemble

April 4 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Jazz Combos III, IV

April 5 | 7pm | York Street Café; Newport, KY

Latin and Rhythm and Blues Combos

April 7 | 7pm | York Street Café; Newport, KY

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra: Heads Will Roll

April 9 | 7:30pm | Greaves Concert Hall

String Area/Chamber Music Concert

April 11 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Spring Vocal Jazz Concert

April 12 | 7pm | York Street Café; Newport, KY

Spring Keyboard Recital

April 13 | 8pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Music Prep Ensembles Spring Concert

April 17 | 2pm | Greaves Concert Hall

String Project Spring Concert

April 17 | 4:30pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Chamber Choir

April 17 | 3pm | Off-Campus TBD

Choral and Symphonic Winds Concert

April 21 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Music Prep Private Lessons Recital

April 24 | 2pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Steel Band

April 25 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Orchestra/Concert Band

April 28 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

Jazz Festival

April 29 – April 30 | 7pm | Greaves Concert Hall

 

MAY 2016

Music Prep: Annie Jr.

May 6 – May 7 | F-Sa 7p, Sa 2p | Corbett Theatre

Contact Us                                 

Music Office

Northern Kentucky University
Fine Arts 253
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: 859.572.6399
Fax: 859.572.6076
E-mail: musicoffice@nku.edu

Apply for Admission and Scholarship

 Contact Us: 859.572.6399 • 859.572.6076 (fax) • musicoffice@nku.edu