MaconCatalog : Townsend School of Music : Goals – Music Unit
Goals – Music Unit
To offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in music based upon a strong liberal arts foundation.
To equip student musicians with the necessary artistic skills for excellence in performance, scholarship, and teaching.
To promote lifelong learning and musical development.
To develop an understanding of the role of the arts and artists in society.
To collaborate with other units within the University to develop in all students an awareness of the artistic, creative, and aesthetic dimensions of the whole person.
To join in partnership with community, regional and national music and artistic organizations to assist with helping students make a contribution to their respective fields of study.
To foster the acquisition of critical thinking, writing, and communication skills.
To support an engaged and highly qualified music faculty.