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

SEPTEMBER 2016

Livingston Taylor
September 22 | 7:30p | Greaves Concert Hall
Jazz Combos III, IV
September 29 | 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 | Greaves Concert Hall
Orchestra Concert
October 11 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall
Jazz Ensemble
October 13 | 8p | York Street Cafe
Fall Choral Concert
October 27 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall
 

NOVEMBER 2016

Honor Choir
November 1 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall
Brass Choir
November 3 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall
Cincinnati Chamber Opera and NKU|SOTA present La Vida Breve
November 11 + 13 | Fr 7:30p, Su 2p | 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
R&B/Jazz Combos I, II
November 22 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall
 

DECEMBER 2016

Jazz Ensemble
December 1 | 8p | York Street Cafe
Fall Keyboard Recital
December 1 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall
Chamber Choir: Christmas Saengerfest 2016
December 2 | 7p and 8p | Saint Francis Sereph
Steel Band Concert
December 5 | 7p | Greaves Concert Hall
Vocal Jazz
December 6 | 8p | York Street Cafe
Choral Concert
December 7 | 7:30p | TBA, Off-Campus
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