The Center for Music & the Performing Arts trains passionate musicians to serve as skilled performers and education professionals by equipping students with the skills necessary to succeed in a variety of commercial and academic markets, secular and sacred. Graduates are ready to use their gifts and talents in ministry and in secular work, and go on to become teachers, performers, scholars, administrators, church musicians, and more.
The Center for Music & the Performing Arts faculty is committed to investing in students. Professors draw from extensive field experience to equip students with the practical skills necessary for success. Additionally, a prestigious group of partner faculty comes alongside full-time professors to engage students in innovative workshops and seminars.
Students learn how to confront the culture as exceptionally skilled professional musicians who have a distinct understanding of the Gospel truth. Graduates of the Center for Music & the Performing Arts have the knowledge and skill to reclaim the arts for the Kingdom of God.
The Center for Music & the Performing Arts presents opportunities for its students to become leaders in the music profession and to use music as a ministry. The center prepares students to evaluate, articulate, and apply both the theory they learn in the classroom and the practical skills developed through real-world training. Through this training paradigm, Liberty's School of Music stands as an innovator in the education of musicians. We believe that God has ordained this time for Liberty and the School of Music to train a new generation of musicians with the skills to fulfill a distinct mission. This is an exceptional opportunity and calling.
God has provided the Center for Music & the Performing Arts the opportunity to impact the world by training Christ-centered performers, composers, commercial musicians, and music educators to do the following: