Music Education Studies

A nationally/internationally recognized institution--The Glenn Korff School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine & Performing Arts of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a professional, comprehensive arts institution devoted to the advancement of music arts and scholarship, the preparation of the next generation of music professionals, and service to the music professions/institutions in the region, state, nation, and world. Throughout a course of study at UNL, students work with up to six faculty members for whom music education is their primary area of specialization in addition to study with nationally/internationally known academic and performance faculty.

Undergraduate Programs (B.M.E.)

Music students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are some of the most talented young musicians in the region. The School of Music faculty consists of over 60 nationally acclaimed performers, composers, and music educators, each committed to helping students achieve their full musical potential. Standards are rigorous and expectations are high.

Graduates of the music education program teach in schools throughout the United States. They include directors of high school bands, choirs, and orchestras, elementary general music teachers, and instructors of non-traditional offerings such as guitar classes, computer music labs, and popular music ensembles. The music education curriculum at UNL provides a breadth of learning opportunities that reinforce the rich traditions of school music and support continuing innovations in the music teaching profession.

Masters Program (M.M.)

A community of practicing music educators devoted to their professional development--Coursework for the Master of Music degree (Opt. II) is delivered entirely in the summer. In fact, the program can be completed within 4 summers. The summer sessions student body consists of practicing music educators who learn together and from one another, forming collegial relationships that last throughout their professional lives.

Doctoral Program (Ph.D.)

We are most proud of our faculty, program, and opportunities for doctoral study. A unique focus of our program is a personalized approach to your preparation for a career in higher education.

For More Information

Contacts: Janet Sievert
Assistant to the Director
School of Music
Dr. Robert Woody
Undergraduate Chair Music Education