Minor inMusic

Minoring in Music involves the study of the history of music, music theory and composition and the performance of one or more instruments.

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Music Curriculum Overview

Minoring in Music involves the study of the history of music, music theory and composition and the performance of one or more instruments. How does music convey emotions, thoughts and ideals? How are certain vocal techniques developed? How do computer-based music technologies work? You’ll take 24 credit hours toward a Music minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

An academic minor normally consists of 20 to 24 credits taken in courses in one area or related areas of study prescribed by the faculty.

Meet Your Professors

Dr. David Mennicke Professor of Music, Director of Choral Studies, Music Department Chair

Dr. Mennicke's teaching expertise covers choral conducting, voice training, music education, church music, musical theatre, and music arranging.

Shari Speer Term Faculty in Music

Shari is professor of voice at Concordia, where she maintains an active voice studio, teaches class voice, diction, opera workshop and conducts the Jubilate Choir.

Monica Murray Associate Professor of Music

Dr. Murray is an active performer in the Twin Cities.

Nathan Kennedy Term Faculty of Music

Nathan Kennedy teaches the music theory sequence, applied and class piano, pedagogy, and accompanying, and accompanies the choirs and opera workshop.

Career Potential

  • Church Music
  • Conductor
  • Performer
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Composer / Arranger
  • Music Sales / Marketing
  • Music Management
  • Music Publisher
  • Music Therapist
  • Music Writer

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