Lead and perform together. At EMU, you’ll have an opportunity hone your skills, teach lessons and perform in a variety of ensembles in many different musical styles. Whether you want to perform with professionals at the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival or play the fiddle or banjo in your own roots music band, EMU can help you achieve your musical goals and prepare you for the next steps in your career.
- Gain teaching experience through giving lessons to your own students in our preparatory music program
- Learn arts management and the technical and administrative side of music through internships with Blue Sprocket Studio and the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival.
- Play with professionals in the local community and from across the country as a Bach Festival Fellow.
- Lessons with our professional faculty are subsidized for music majors and minors by Encore, our alumni association
- Complete Suzuki teacher training while continuing your undergraduate work.