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Music Degrees

Music Degrees

Is music a significant part of your day? Has a music teacher or conductor made a difference in your life? Do you see yourself improving your musical talents and striving for excellence? Do you enjoy performing in choir, band, as a soloist, or in musical theatre? You can have all these opportunities at LCU right from the start. If you can see yourself as a music teacher, band or choir director, a music therapist, or a music business owner, we can help you reach your goals.

  • Improve your performing skills in a Christian environment
  • Strengthen collaboration in an ensemble or musical cast
  • Take the challenge of a rigorous course of study
  • Engage in private lesson study
  • Develop multiple musical skills
  • Grow to be a leader

Prospective Music Majors — Schedule an Audition

2020 Music Newsletter

Music Activities 2021, Updated February 24

Spring Semester, 2021

  • March 10: Best Friends concert, Broadway Church of Christ, 7:00 PM
  • April 6: LCU Symphonic and Jazz Bands in concert, 7:00 p.m.
  • April 7: Dress Rehearsal for Byron Rogers’ This Man Receives Sinners, 8:00 p.m.
  • April 8: Scholars Colloquium Performance of Byron Rogers' This Man Receives Sinners
  • April 21: Best Friends concert, Quaker Avenue Church of Christ, 7:00 PM
  • April 24: Sonora Weeks Senior Recital, McDonald Moody Auditorium, Johnson Recital Hall
  • April 29: Student Conductor’s Concert, McDonald-Moody Auditorium

Music Major Scholarships

LCU offers generous scholarships to music majors based on an audition for the music faculty prior to course registration. Most music major scholarships range from $1000-$2000 and up per year, and will stack with all other scholarships received.

Auditions for students planning to enroll as a Music major in the Fall of 2020 will need to schedule an audition with the Music Faculty as soon as possible. Auditions for incoming students starting fall of 2021 will be held on Chap Days—October 12, November 16, or February 15, but students may plan to audition on another day by appointment. To register for Chap Day, click the link below.To schedule a music scholarship audition at any time, contact Dr. Philip Camp.

Dr. Philip Camp

Performance Scholarships for Students in Any Major

Students in choral and instrumental performing ensembles may also be eligible to receive scholarships, regardless of the major. These scholarships may stack with all other scholarships, including scholarships for music majors outlined above. Membership in each of the ensembles is determined by audition each year.

Dr. Philip Camp


  • Laurie Doyle, Ph.D.
    Chair, Department of Communication and Fine Arts; Professor of Fine Arts
  • Philip Camp, Ph.D.
    Professor of Music; Director of Choirs; Director of Best Friends
  • Byron Rogers, Ph.D.
    Professor of Chemistry; Lecturer of Music
  • Melany Guthrie
    Administrative Assistant, Department of Communication and Fine Arts
  • Sarah Herrington, D.M.A.
    Staff Accompanist; Instructor of Voice
  • James Hood, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Instructor of Guitar
  • Rachel Mazzuco, M.M.
    Adjunct Instructor of Music; Applied Harp
  • Robert Meinecke, M.M.
    Adjunct Instructor of Music; Applied Strings
  • Michael Mixtacki, M.M.
    Adjunct Professor of Music; Applied Percussion
  • Lynda Reid
    Adjunct Instructor of Music; Director of Jazz Band
  • Allison Smith
    Adjunct Instructor of Voice and Fine Arts
  • Jackie Townsend, D.M.A.
    Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Bands
  • Brooke Trapp
    Adjunct Instructor of Piano