String Pedagogy

Program Purpose

God is pleased when His people praise Him skillfully with instruments. The String Pedagogy associate program prepares the student to teach violin and other stringed instruments using traditional pedagogical techniques, a solid repertoire sequence, and a knowledge of musical genres. In addition, students receive training in Bible and general ministry. Enrollment in this program is contingent on a successful string audition. String Pedagogy majors must pass music major platform evaluations in their primary stringed instrument.

Program Overview

66 Credit Hours

Bible and Theology ​

20 Credit Hours

General Education

12 Credit Hours

Church Education

7 Credit Hours


27 Credit Hours

Key Courses

MUS 241 | 1 Credit Hours

This course offers masterclass-style performance opportunities for the advancing musician and includes chamber music…

MUS 111 | 1 Credit Hours

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, brass, etc. as offered in the class schedule. One half-hour lesson per week. MUS 211, 212,…

MUS 231 | 2 Credit Hours

 A study of the methods used in teaching beginning string players. Topics include teacher deportment, playing technique, repertoire sequence,…

MUS 259 | 1 Credit Hours

 An internship for the string pedagogy major in which the student gives string lessons under the direction of the music…

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