Majors and Minors

Music Performance and Pedagogy

With Applied Areas in Instrumental, Piano or Voice

Entrance Requirements

To enter the Music Performance and Pedagogy major, the student is required to pass a general entrance audition in his chosen applied area to be accepted as a music major at Calvary. Audition appointments should be made with the Music Department chairperson prior to registration for the student's first semester. If the student is unable to audition on-site, the student may present a tape or CD for his audition. The student should present at least two pieces of contrasting style, classical or sacred, for his audition.


To equip godly men and women to be effective performers and teachers for the Lord in their applied music area.


  • That the student develops in his life the Christian character and qualifications necessary to become a performing and teaching professional that glorifies God.
  • That the student acquires competency in musicianship, leadership, conducting, and personal performance.
  • That the student develops a personal philosophy of music based on biblical principles that will become the basis for his life, ministry, and profession.
  • That the student acquires skills necessary to teach music effectively in a private or group setting.

Special Requirements

At the end of the sophomore year, the student’s private lesson jury will be considered a sophomore platform exam. At this time the music faculty will determine if the student may or may not pursue the Music Performance and Pedagogy major, based on his private lesson work during the first year of study at Calvary.

2014-2016 Course of Study (Instrumental) »
2014-2016 Course of Study (Piano) »

2014-2016 Course of Study (Voice) »
Courses of study may be adjusted during a student's time at Calvary. Students should consult with their advisor and/or the Registrar before finalizing a schedule each semester.