Would you like the opportunity to perform alongside the Imperial Symphony Orchestra, or with other regionally recognized musical groups?

Grow your musical skills in a program that emphasizes applied music while providing a solid foundation in theory, music history, and piano proficiency.

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accredited by National Association of Schools of Music

Accredited by NASM

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Florida Southern provides a comprehensive music education curriculum that meets national standards.

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Small Class Sizes

Get personal attention from professors who are committed to each students' success.

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Inspiring Professors

Thought-provoking classes and inspiring professors will help you discover your calling and prepare for the challenges ahead in graduate and professional school, the workplace, and life.

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Chances to Perform

As a student musician, you’ll perform in our 1800-seat Branscomb Auditorium, one of the finest concert halls in North America.

Music Programs Thrive on Engagement

Here, you’ll join a community where students and faculty work closely together.

Along with our Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and Jazz Ensemble, we have additional performance opportunities through numerous small ensembles that include:

  • Chamber Singers
  • Choral
  • Clarinet Choir
  • Flute Choir
  • Horn Choir
  • Men’s Chorale
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Saxophone Choir
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Trombone Choir
  • Trumpet Choir
  • Tuba Choir
  • Women’s Chorale


Talent-based scholarships for students intending to pursue a music degree are available through audition.

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Secondary Education Certification Available for this Major

Secondary education certified teachers enjoy the options and versatility that come with being able to teach students in grades ranging from K through 12.

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Meet our Mocs

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Chris Kline

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Program Details

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Clubs and Organizations

The Music Educators National Conference student chapter, which all interested music students are encouraged to join; Delta Omicron, an international professional fraternity open to music majors and minors, and Phi Mu Alpha, a music fraternity open to anyone with a professional interest in music regardless of major; and the Music Entertainment Industry Student Association, a national organization for students in the field of music management.

Graduate Opportunities

Our alumni have also gone on to continue their studies at some of the finest graduate schools in the country.

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Program Contact

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Paula Parsché

Chair of Music

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