Supporting a Full Complement of
Vocal and Instrumental Performance
Located in Music City U.S.A., a music industry capital of the world, the Department of Music offers the Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Music with concentrations in:
All degrees offered by the Department of Music are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The Music Education program is also approved by the Tennessee Department of Education and accredited by the National Council on the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the University's teacher certification program.
TSU Marching Band on White House Lawn
In the last 4 years, our departments have been directing a Study Abroad Program in May as part of our MayMester session in the TSU Summer School. This year, we will be part of a program directed by Dr. Robert Elliott, the Chair of the Music Program. It is "MayMester Study Abroad: The Caribbean and South America". Our program is on May 7-28 for 3 weeks and you will take a 3 credit course (undergraduate or graduate). We will visit (1) San Juan, Puerto Rico, (2) Cartagena, Colombia, and (3) Medellin, Colombia. We will offer the following courses:
(1) COMP 4910 Special Topics: Mobile App Development – Dr. Ali Sekmen
(2) COMP 5600 Mobile App Development – Dr. Ali Sekmen
(3) MUSC 4520/5526 Music of the Caribbean and South America – Dr. Robert Elliott
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PARTICIPATE IN AN ENSEMBLE, CHOIR, OR BAND!
Note to Music Appreciation and Music History students:
The Nashville Symphony offers heavily discounted tickets through their Soundcheck program. Fulfill your concert attendance requirements affordably in one of the best-sounding venues in Nashville, the Schermerhorn Center for the Arts.
MEISA (the Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association) is looking for new members to start a chapter at TSU. MEISA offers networking, scholarship, and career development opportunities to student members interested in careers in the music industry. Click here for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Commercial Music students, the Department of Music is now recruiting students for TSU student chapters of the Nashville Songwriters Association Int'l (NSAI) and the Audio Engineering Society (AES). Please visit the organization websites, and contact Coordinator of Commercial Music Dr. Mark Crawford to get involved and network with students and professionals from across the country.