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.

Audition Dates for 2015–2016 Admission:

  • Monday, December 8, 2014, 4:00–6:00 p.m. only
  • Saturday, February 14, 2015
  • Saturday, February 28, 2015
  • Monday, March 23, 2015, 4:00–6:00 p.m. only
  • Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:00–6:00 p.m. only

*For maximum scholarship consideration submit your NKU admissions application by January 15th.

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: 859.572.6399
Fax: 859.572.6076
E-mail: musicoffice@nku.edu

2015 Tri-State Band Symposium                            

Seventh Annual Pedagogy Conference
Saturday, February 14, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Greaves and FA 378
Click HERE for more information and to register

Apply for Admission and Scholarship

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