The Music Education and Composition programs at the Glenn Korff School of Music support an exciting collaboration in the training of the next generation of composer-educators. Alumni of this undergraduate Music Education program are fully credentialed and uniquely equipped to teach students across a wide range of musical backgrounds and experiences.
The applied lesson focus on composition and arranging empowers the composer-educator to:
- Create tailored teaching materials for their students, increasing the effectiveness of instruction
- Create and adapt musical works for specific instrumentation and voicing of their ensembles
- Teach and model best creative practices in music technology, composition, and songwriting classes
In addition to the full range of music education coursework, students in this program receive a thorough foundation in applied composition, enabling them to work and create at the professional level. For a thorough discussion of this curriculum and its evolution, please see https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/musicfacpub/48/