#IChoseKings - Bachelor of Music
Hi prospective students,
For our final installment of our #IChoseKings series, I'm going to look at the fantastic music programs available at King's and why you should consider taking one of these programs!
King's offers several music programs:
- 4 year Bachelor of Music degree.
- You can also take a 3 or 4 year Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Music Major.
- King's offers a 2 year Diploma in Church Music program, which can be taken alongside a degree at King's.
- If you already have a BMus degree you could take the 1 year Performer's Certificate, and after that, the 1 year Artist's Diploma.
Why Take Music at King's?
- The more intimate setting of King's with its small student-to-professor ratio is more conducive to personal growth and learning.
- Frequent performance opportunities exist through weekly repertoire classes, lunch hour concerts, chapels and various concerts throughout the year.
- The King's Concert Choir and Chamber Choir are open to all students, staff, faculty and community members leading to great community and fellowship.
- Great music facilities including a performance hall, grand piano, harpsichord, pipe organ and spacious practice rooms (with natural light!).
- Like all of King's programs, music is taught from a Christian perspective, encouraging students to take up the role as responsible stewards of God's creation.
- Bachelor of Music & Bachelor of Arts, Music Major: These programs cultivate students talents in the areas of performance, aural skills and music theory. You will develop a deeper understanding of music's cultural and historic roots.
- Diploma in Church Music: This diploma provides basic training for students who wish to gain skills in organ and choral conducting. It can be completed while studying a music degree or on its own. You will given a background in music with classes in conduction, organ music, aural skills and tonal harmony.
- After Degree Performer's Certificate & After Degree Artist's Diploma: These two programs can be completed by students who have already completed a Bachelor of Music degree. These programs are preparation for a Master's degree or is preparation for a professional career in performance.
- MUSI 200: Music Theory - a great introduction to music theory, takes you back to basics.
- MUSI 216: Tonal Harmony - lots of fun, taught by a great professor!
- MUSI 205: Music Appreciation - interesting to learn about all the types of music throughout history!
Tips On Choosing Your Program
- If you enjoyed music in high school or play a musical instrument, then a Music program is for you! With a diverse range of options, there's a program for you no matter what you're interested in doing. Check out the music program website here.
Good luck! We can't wait to see you on campus!