The Music Department of Eastern Nazarene College has a well-established reputation, known for its outstanding music faculty, educational experience, and superior preparation of its students in music performance and education. The Music Department offers a curriculum which allows its students to pursue a basic General Music Performance major. This requires the completion of only 36 credit hours. All of the courses required for this major also serve as the core required for any of the more specialized majors such as Music Education, Vocal Instrumental, or Composition Performance.
Incoming students who have decided to focus primarily on music may begin with one of the more specialized music majors such as Music Education or Vocal Performance. Incoming students who wish to focus on music and another field as well, may begin with the General Music Performance major. After one or two years of study, a student may choose to apply all the credits already earned for the General Music Performance major to one of the more specialized Music majors. A student is also free to complete the General Music Performance major and a second major in a related field such as Theatre Arts, Youth Ministry, or Business.