Why ACU Music?

Abilene Christian University music graduates have an outstanding record of academic and performance achievement, as evidenced by their admission to and completion of graduate degree programs at some of the country’s most prestigious music schools. A significant number of ACU graduates have chosen to enter the teaching field and hold positions in outstanding choral, instrumental, and elementary music programs in the state of Texas. ACU alumni also hold music faculty positions at several universities, including Texas Christian University, Baylor, Pepperdine, Minnesota State University-Morehead, Stephen F. Austin State University, Harding, Lubbock Christian University, and Abilene Christian University. 

Our graduates have been able to succeed in the professional music community due to their preparation, desire to work diligently, and exceptional God-given talent. The ACU music faculty teach and mentor in the classroom and studio using a wealth of experience they have gained from their own professional careers as performers, conductors, and educators.

A dedicated and talented faculty, 70 percent of whom hold the earned doctorate, work with students in a caring, Christian environment. They teach and mentor in the classroom and studio using a wealth of experience they gained from their own performing, conducting and composing.

Abilene Christian University's Department of Music is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music and of the Texas Association of Music Schools. Courses and degree plans have been designed to satisfy the requirements of these accrediting agencies.



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