Music Department – Asbury University
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Develop your musical gifts through outstanding performance opportunities, rigorous academics and thriving musical community.

Family Weekend Concerts

Jameson Recital hall

  • Friday, September 29, 7:30 p.m. — Concert Band & Orchestra
  • Saturday, September 30, 11 a.m. — Chorale, Handbells, Men’s Glee Club & Women’s Choir
    Followed by reception in Band Room — Jazz Ensemble


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  • PERFORM with great ensembles
  • LEARN from committed faculty in small classes
  • BELONG to a supportive and uplifting community

Audition and Scholarship Information

Music Majors at Asbury University 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 making a difference 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

Asbury Music Professor Leads Italy Performance Tour

Jun 5, 2023 — In May, 27 students from the Asbury Chorale traveled to Italy to perform concerts in Ravenna, Florence, Rome, and Palestrina.

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Asbury Honors Student Achievements During Academic Convocation Chapel

Apr 19, 2023 — During Monday’s Academic Convocation Chapel, Asbury University honored numerous undergraduate seniors for their academic achievements.

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Asbury Music Alumnus Receives Grammy Nomination

Nov 29, 2022 — Dr. Shawn Okpebholo ’03, the Jonathan Blanchard professor of composition and music theory at Wheaton College-Conservatory of Music (Ill.), recently received a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Vocal Solo Album for Lord, How Come Me Here?

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Jan 28, 2022 — Asbury’s Professor of Worship Arts, Dan Pinkston, was featured in the 2021 Seoul International Composers Festival for his fantasy composition, “One Dawn, One Dusk,” inspired by three Korean folk songs.

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