Experience Artistry within the Liberal Arts
College of Arts and Sciences
Degree Type: Undergraduate
Whether you dream of performing or sharing the joy of music through teaching; as a music major at Doane University you can pursue a career in diverse fields, such as:
- Music Education
- Music Business or Merchandising
- Arts Management
There are approximately 200 students enrolled in Doane's Music Department. Small classes provide an intimate learning experience, and students benefit from one-on-one instruction and state-of-the-art technology. As a music student, you can join our National Association for Music Education (NAfME) chapter, become involved in our theatre productions, assist the hosting of Tiger Band High School Invitational, The Fall Festival of Winds or the Doane Vocal Festival.
All students planning to attend Doane University are invited to audition for a music scholarship. For students unable to audition for a Doane Music Scholarship in person, we are pleased to offer an alternative.
A music degree from Doane University prepares students for Graduate-level studies in fields such as:
- History and Musicology
- Music Theory
Faculty & Staff
Every year students have the opportunity to travel as members of Doane’s elite musical organizations. The choir tours internationally every three (3) years. Both the band and choir take a major two-week tour every 3 years. Recent tours have included:
- Washington D.C.
- New Mexico
- South Dakota
The Doane Difference
Doane ensembles have been selected to perform for numerous conferences, including the Nebraska Music Education Association and the American Choral Directors Association.
Ensembles regularly tour throughout the Nebraska, the United States and internationally. The Doane Choir has sung in 13 countries, most recently Costa Rica.
The college owns two Steinway concert pianos. Significant gifts to the Music Department have made it possible to provide future upgrades of equipment, facilities and experiences for students.