Areas of Study

Areas of Study

Composition/History/Theory
Conducting
Dance
Jazz Studies
Minors in Music or Dance
Music Education
Pedagogy
Performance (Instrumental or Vocal)

Composition / History / Theory

The Glenn Korff School of Music offers Bachelor of Music (BM) and Master of Music (MM) degrees in composition, music history, and music theory, as well as the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree in composition.

Conducting

The Glenn Korff School of Music offers both a Master of Music (MM) degree and a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree in conducting, with concentrations in choral conducting, orchestral conducting, and wind band conducting.

Dance

The UNL Dance Program offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Dance, as well as a minor. Both majors and minors in dance must successfully complete an audition.

Jazz Studies

The Glenn Korff School of Music offers a Master of Music (MM) degree and a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree in jazz performance and composition.

Minors in Music or Dance

The Glenn Korff School of Music offers minors in dance, music, and music technology, as well as special minor in musical theater for music majors.

Music Education

The Glenn Korff School of Music offers a Bachelor of Music Education (BME), a Master of Music (MM) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in music education. Graduates of the music education program teach in schools throughout the United States. They include directors of high school bands, choirs, and orchestras, elementary general music teachers, and instructors of non-traditional offerings such as guitar classes, computer music labs, and popular music ensembles. Graduates of our doctoral program teach the music teachers of the future. The music education curriculum at UNL provides a breadth of learning opportunities that reinforce the rich traditions of school music and support continuing innovations in the music teaching profession.

Pedagogy

The Glenn Korff School of Music offers a Master of Music (MM) degree in Piano Pedagogy and Performance, and two Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in pedagogy, one with an emphases in Piano Pedagogy and one with an emphasis in Vocal Pedagogy.

Performance (Instrumental or Vocal)

The Glenn Korff School of Music offers Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (BM), Master of Music (MM), and Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degrees in performance. Standards are rigorous and expectations are high. The Glenn Korff School of Music faculty consists of over 60 nationally acclaimed performers, composers, and music educators, each committed to helping students achieve their full musical potential. We feel our music students, undergraduate and graduate, represent some of the most talented young musicians in the region. Experiencing music through performance is the foundation for all of our undergraduate degree programs, and undergraduate admission to the Glenn Korff School of Music depends upon a successful performance audition.