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The Music Conservatory is the center of the musical arts at Kean University. Students seeking to explore the depth and breadth of music culture can pursue paths in performance and music education, as well as music as a liberal arts discipline. Often characterized as a “boutique” program, the Conservatory offers highly individualized and personalized instruction in an environment where students develop strong relationships with their faculty mentors and their peers. Conservatory students benefit, in the classroom, studio and ensembles, from the wealth of talent found in the New York metropolitan area and work with some of the finest performers, scholars and artists—a world-class faculty.

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Kean University's Music Conservatory has a strong reputation for the preparation of musicians and music teachers and boasts an excellent record for placing and directing graduates in or towards fruitful careers in music, education or advanced studies.

Degree programs:

B.A in Music

A liberal arts degree for those who seek a well-rounded balance of studies in music and other disciplines.

BA in Music Guidesheet

B.M. in Music Performance and Pedagogy

A music intensive degree with emphasis on performance and pedagogy, preparing students for careers as performers and/or private studio instructors.

BM in Music Performance and Pedagogy Guidesheet

For information about the Teacher Certification Track, please click here.

Kean University also has two post-baccalaureate programs in

The Certificate Program 
The Second Major Program 

For more information and course descriptions, please click here.


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