DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

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The Department of Music at the University of Valley Forge offers a broad spectrum of programs designed to help students fulfill the call of God upon their lives. A commitment to musical excellence is instilled and accomplished in a nurturing and inspiring environment. The motivation for excellence stems from the desire to give God the very best of our abilities. UVF has a music faculty committed to the spiritual and musical development of each student as well as to help students reach their God-given musical potential through relevant coursework. This quality education includes practical applications of the materials learned in the classroom.

Students have many opportunities to participate in ensembles and other music teams on campus including choral and instrumental ensembles, chapel worship teams, and traveling ministry teams such as Chosen and Pneuma. Additionally, off-campus positions are available to students who wish to participate on worship teams in local churches. A plethora of other musical opportunities are available in the greater Philadelphia area. 

Music students must pass an entrance audition on their primary instrument prior to declaring a major in music. Contact the Department of Music for details at 610.917.3954. 

Bachelor's Degrees


Minors

  • Church Music
  • Music Performance
  • Music Technology

Master's Degrees

  • Music Technology (online and summer program)
  •           Production track
  •           Composition track
  •           Education track
  • Worship Studies

Internships are an essential part of every music major's experience at UVF. While there are many music opportunities for students on campus, students also complete internships in areas such as:
  • Church worship
  • Musical theater 
  • Radio stations
  • Video production
Graduates of the Department of Music are trained for a variety of careers, including:
  • Worship leader
  • Music teacher
  • Music producer
  • Mixing engineer
  • Solo artist
  • Contemporary Christian solo artist
  • Classical performer
  • Ensemble director

If you want to pursue a career in music, check out a degree from UVF's Music department!

For more information, contact Department Chair
Dr. William DeSanto, D.M.A.
wfdesanto@valleyforge.edu 
610.917.1438

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