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Grow your musical skills

The Florida Southern Music program emphasizes applied music while providing a solid foundation in theory, music history, and piano proficiency.

Top Reasons to choose Music at florida southern college

NASM Accredited

Florida Southern’s music programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Festival of Fine Arts

Continuing a tradition of more than fifty years, the Festival of Fine Arts season offers diverse and vibrant student events showcasing their talents.

Small Class Sizes

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

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.

Compelling Facilities

As a student musician, you will enjoy practice rooms, a beautiful recital hall with Steinway Pianos, and 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

Let the Music Take You Away

In MUS 3386 Fundamental of Conducting, you’ll acquire basic conducting techniques to organize and conduct choral and instrumental ensembles.

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Learn more about Music at the Virtual Day on Campus

Hear from college leadership, faculty, and staff as you learn more about life and learning at Florida Southern College. Academic showcases spanning the breadth of the college's academic offerings will provide you with opportunities to learn more about the Music program.

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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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Featured Music Faculty

Brian Brink, Ph.D.
- Music Department Chair

I strive to engage every student and provide the essential ingredients that will build a strong knowledge base and a foundation for continued learning. Getting to know each student beyond the classroom personalizes the learning and directs my teaching toward their abilities. Whatever a student’s strengths, leading them to search beyond their reach for progressively new skills, is my approach.

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Meet our Mocs

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Chris Kline

talks about realizing his dreams at Florida Southern College.

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Clubs and More

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, Phi Mu Alpha, a music fraternity open to anyone with a professional interest in music regardless of major; SoCo Productions, with chapters across the globe for students to explore the music business, and MIC (Media Industry Club), bringing leaders of the music and media industries together.

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Program Information

Admission Requirements


All domestic freshman applicants to Florida Southern College’s full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

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

Due to current campus visit restrictions the remaining auditions are being submitted by video. The updated deadline for video submissions is May 15, 2020.

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