Cool Facts

There are many ways that music education majors can join in the JBU community, gain practical experience and serve!

  • Music education students can take part in drama productions on campus
  • Gain valuable theater and music experience by learning production techniques
  • Students operate music technology, including recording tools and digital musical score composition
  • Join the Cathedral Choir, JBU's highly prestigious music group
  • Audition for and join the Red Steps worship band, a student ministry that goes on annual tours and records worship CDs!The prestigious Cathedral Choir performs annually at the JBU Candlelight service.
  • Join the community theater to add more acting and vocal pieces to your resume!
  • Gain valuable work experience by becoming an accompanist for the theater department or community theaters
  • Music students and non-music students can join a music ensemble. Jazz, classical or chamber ensembles allow students to develop skills outside of other classes!
  • Students can put their music history knowledge to work and gain hands-on work experience by becoming a music librarian for the Music Department
  • Join nationally recognized music groups and apply for the student group for pianists – MTNA (Music Teacher’s National Association)
  • Volunteer for the student group for everyone - CMENC (Collegiate Music Educators National Conference)
  • Gain valuable classroom experience by observing teachers in the community.
  • Set yourself apart from other grads by developing a whole curriculum before graduation!
  • Education students from JBU are in high demand for tutoring local high school and elementary students

Some of the nation's best instruction on music theory, music history and aural analysis, what JBU Music labels the "pre-performance" aspects of music. Read more about our outstanding "pre-performance" program here.