The Conservatory of Music is a community of artist-teachers and gifted young Christian musicians, striving for the highest artistic achievement to the glory of God.
The Conservatory of Music seeks to serve as a professional school preparing music specialists for teaching, graduate study, performance, composition, church music ministry, and other careers in music.
All students seeking admission must demonstrate musical background and performance strengths necessary for successful completion of the stated curriculum. Admission into Biola University does not guarantee admission into the Conservatory as a music major. A student will be admitted to the Conservatory after:
Since 1970, the Biola University Conservatory of Music has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. While this means that the music program is grounded firmly in the classical tradition, students are encouraged to develop their individual styles whether classical or contemporary. In fact, because of the excellent faculty-student ratio, much time is spent cultivating students' talent and helping them reach their potential as musicians.
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Biola graduates from the Music major have gone on to study at graduate schools and pursue professional performance opportunities and careers as follows: