The Limestone Department of Music, in accordance with the university's liberal arts philosophy and mission, provides a wide range of musical experiences and educational opportunities for students pursuing professional studies in music, liberal studies in music, and for students seeking personal enrichment through music. Limestone is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The mission of the Department of Music is to provide quality education, developing the student personally, professionally, and academically.

Related Occupations

The Bachelor of Arts in Music provides a broad base for a number of careers in music, including church music, private studio instruction, music store management. Graduate study is, primarily, the next intended step for students.

Contact Music Faculty Concerning an Audition

 Chip Hill
Chip Hill

Professor of Music|Manager of Fullerton Auditorium

 David Thompson
David Thompson

Professor of Music

 Gena E Poovey
Gena Poovey

Professor of Choral/Vocal Music Education & Director of Choral Activities|Department Chair of Visual & Performing Arts

Seth Taft
Seth Taft

Assistant Professor of Music|Director of Instrumental Music|Program Coordinator of Music & Music Education

Fast Facts

  • A wide variety of scholarships and financial support is available to students majoring in music as well as those who participate in music ensembles.
  • Limestone's music graduates are gainfully employed in a variety of professions in music and beyond.
  • LU music alumni who have pursued further studies have gained admittance and found success in graduate programs.

Requirement Notes

  • Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  • A total of 120 credit hours A grade of "C" or better must be earned in all music coursework.
  • The required courses listed below (31 credit hours)
  • Applied lessons including 2 credit hours at 100-level, 2 at 200-level, 2 at 300-level, 1 at 400 level, and Senior Recital (8 credit hours)
  • Primary Music Ensemble (4 credit hours)
  • Secondary Music Ensemble (2 credit hours)

* This major includes three AWE courses (9 credit hours)

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