What is it?

The B.A. in Music prepares students for work as music and worship leaders in congregations, graduate school or seminary. Our goal is to develop leaders grounded in knowledge of the Bible; skilled in changing worship styles, music, and technology; trained in program administration, and staff and congregation relations; appreciative of lasting traditions; and possessing vision for music ministry.

The Music program features well-rounded study in a variety of disciplines, including biblical and religious studies, natural and social sciences, and the humanities. Theory meets practice, as Music students are challenged and prepared to lead the people of God in the song of the church for a new century.

Music at Trinity

Music majors are eligible for music scholarships of up to $3,000. Click here to register for an audition and campus visit.

What degree will I get?

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music

What can I do with it?

Lead a church music and worship program. Write and publish music. Teach piano. Start and promote a band. Become a musical technician. Pursue graduate studies or seminary. Direct a choir. Become a leader in musical theater. Develop a recording career. Become a missional musician.

Program Faculty

Teachers and mentors in the Music Department are all working professionals in their field of expertise. They bring a depth of spiritual wisdom and musical skills, abilities, and knowledge that enriches the student's application of what they are learning in the classroom setting.  Learn more about our professional faculty and department head Stephen Marshall-Ward.

Resume-building internships:
  • Professional musical theater/drama
  • Develop a audio/sound program for a church
  • Church music ministry
  • Children’s choir
  • Create an internship using your unique gifts, talents and skills
Application process

After applying to Trinity, students wishing to major in Music must submit a completed Music Application form to the Chair of the Music Department after which an audition time will be scheduled. During the audition, students will be evaluated for admission into the program. Students may also be eligible for choral and instrumental scholarships based on a successful audition.  Apply online now or view the degree requirements.