As a music major at Queens, you will explore, refine and push the limits of your artistic skill and talent. You will have the benefit of working closely with distinguished faculty mentors who are well connected in the Charlotte music industry. Through these relationships and your courses, you will come to understand the rich history and fundamentals of music and perfect your individual artistic abilities. As a result, you will soon find yourself a dynamic musician prepared to achieve excellence in all aspects of your professional career.
Perks of Being a Music Major
- Accomplished faculty
Queens professors are accomplished musicians who participate in various professional networks both regionally and nationally. You will benefit from their knowledge, experience and industry connections.
- Dynamic location
Being less than three miles from vibrant uptown Charlotte is a benefit to music students. You will have opportunities to hear a variety of live musical performances on campus and in the community from local and professional groups visiting from around the world.
- Individualized attention
You will know your professors and they will know you. Small class sizes enable personalized curriculum. Through their contacts with local professional groups, they will arrange for a variety of wonderful educational experiences.
You will complete at least one internship at Queens. You have a variety of choices. Past students have received valuable arts experience at a diverse group of internship sites including:
- Opera Carolina
- Charlotte Symphony
- Northwest School of the Arts
- Carolina Actors Studio Theatre
- Brosseau Danceworks
- Queens Music Academy
When You Graduate
Music majors have continued graduate studies in diverse programs such as:
- Peabody Conservatory
- Florida State University
- Southern Methodist University
- Winthrop University
In addition, graduates have found employment as performers, accompanists, studio teachers, church musicians, composer/song writers, music directors, arrangers, music librarians, arts administrators and arts managers.