Music Department – Asbury University
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Music Department

Develop your musical gifts through outstanding performance opportunities, rigorous academics and thriving musical community.

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  • PERFORM with great ensembles
  • LEARN from committed faculty in small classes
  • BELONG to a supportive and uplifting community
  • GO OUT prepared to IMPACT the World!

Audition and Scholarship Information

Music Majors at Asbury receive an elite education and dynamic performance opportunities while preparing to make an IMPACT around the world. Asburians are teaching music in schools in Saudi Arabia, Nepal, and across the United States and performing on stages with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pershing’s Own Army Band, The Houston Grand Opera, and more! Music Alumni are also impacting theworld as church musicians, pastors, doctors, lawyers, graphic designers, and countless other professions.

Visiting campus is one of the best ways to discover if Asbury is the right university for you. Attend music classes, receive instruction in a private lesson or masterclass, and rehearse with a university ensemble.

To contact the Music Department directly call (859) 858-3511, x2250, or email:

Student Spotlights

Department News

McCants Wins Kentucky Vocal Competition

November 23, 2021 — Asbury senior Olivia McCants won first place at the Kentucky Chapter NATS (National Association of Teachers Singing) Musical Theater competition, making this the third state award that she has won from NATS.

Composing in the Wilderness

August 30, 2021 — Worship Arts Professor Dr. Daniel Pinkston’s summer in Alaska for Composing in the Wilderness offers a glimpse — or a listen — into what Asbury faculty and staff accomplish outside of the classroom when students are on break.

Statewide Music Conference Draws Asbury Talent

February 27, 2020 — Faculty and students from Asbury University’s Music Department represented the University recently at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) Professional Development Conference held earlier this month in Louisville.