Music Education

Personal attention from a talented, accomplished faculty, extraordinary performance opportunities and extensive hands-on classroom experience make Baker's music education program one of the best in the region. You will gain the skills and confidence to take on a classroom of your own.

Teacher Training

As you work toward your Bachelor of Music Education degree, you will complete a core of education courses along with the music curriculum.The program leads to preK-12 licensure in general music, vocal music or instrumental music. Courses required for these programs are listed in the current catalog.

Scholarship Auditions | 2016-17 Dates Announced Soon

Significant financial awards are available to academically gifted and musically talented students. Learn more.

Performance Opportunities

Baker students can participate in a variety of vocal and instrumental ensembles, workshops, recitals and tours.

Recently, the Jazz Ensemble performed in Branson, Mo., and the Chamber Choir performed in California. Baker ensembles have also performed in England, Ireland and Italy.

Competitions & Selections

  • Vocalists compete in the regional auditions for the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
  • Pianists compete in the Kansas Music Teachers Association collegiate auditions and in the Music Teachers National Association Young Artists' Competition.
  • Instrumentalists are nominated and selected to perform in the Kansas Intercollegiate Band.

Baker University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.