Our department offers several professional degree tracks to suit your interest, all of which are built on our commitment to the liberal arts.
We believe that it is essential for music theory and history to go hand-in-hand with performing, listening to and experiencing music. Therefore, our curriculum reflects a breadth and depth of music training that will launch you into a career with the skills you need for success in the musical environment of your choosing.
The Music Department offers professional degrees in music (B.Mus) in addition to the liberal arts degree (B.A). Each track is equipped with concentrations across instrumental and vocal areas while maintaining high academic rigor and an intimate learning environment.
- Bachelor of Music in Performance
- Bachelor of Music in Music Education — K–12 Certificate
- Bachelor of Arts in Music
- Emphases in Music History, Theory or Composition
- Composite Majors in Musical Theatre or Recording Arts
Make it your own
Skills you learn through studies in music can be used anywhere. Several of our students choose to utilize their experience in other fields.
- Related Fields
- Audio engineering
- Theatre and musical theatre
- Church music
The Hope College Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248