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.

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

Contact Us                                 

Music Office

Northern Kentucky University
Fine Arts 253
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: 859.572.6362
E-mail: musicoffice@nku.edu

UPCOMING CONCERTS and EVENTS

AUGUST 2016

Music Prep Open House

August 27 | 9a-12p | Fine Arts Center

SEPTEMBER 2016

An Evening With Livingston Taylor

September 22 | 7:30p | Greaves Concert Hall

Jazz Combos III, IV

September 27 | 7p | Band Room

Brass Choir

September 29 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

OCTOBER 2016

SOTA Open house

October 1 | TBA | Fine Arts Center

Bands Concert

October 6 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Jazz Combos I, II

October 4 | 7p | Band Room

Orchestra Concert

October 11 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Jazz Ensemble

October 11 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

R&B/Latin Jazz Ensembles

October 13 | 8p | Band Room

Fall Choral Concert

October 27 | 8p | Greaves Concert Hall

NOVEMBER 2016

Honor Choir

November 1 | 7:30p | Greaves Concert Hall

Brass Choir

November 3 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Cincinnati Chamber Opera and NKU|SOTA present La Vida Breve

November 11 + 13 | 7:30p | Greaves Concert Hall

Percussion Ensemble

November 14 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Bands Concert

November 17 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Music Prep Ensembles Winter Concert

November 20 | 2p | Greaves Concert Hall

Faculty Jazz Ensemble

November 22 | 8p | York Street Café

DECEMBER 2016

Jazz Combos I, II and Ensembles

December 1 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Fall Keyboard Recital

December 1 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Choral Concert

December 4 | 7p | TBA, Off-Campus

Steel Band Concert

December 5 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Vocal Jazz

December 5 | 8p | Off-Campus, TBD

Orchestra Concert

December 8 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall

Music Prep Private Lesson Recital

December 11 | 2p | Greaves Concert Hall

String Project Winter Concert

December 11 | 4:30p | Greaves Concert Hall

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