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Performing Arts Music Entrepreneurship

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Program Type:


Academic Division:

Performing Arts

Concentrations: Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Music Composition 


  • Effectively demonstrate performance excellence in a college-based ensemble and individually through private instruction and solo performance. Assessed by rehearsal attendance and participation, concert/production/recital performance, and post-performance discussions.
  • Understand and apply terminology, technique, and notation accurately to describe styles and performances and to critique performances. Assessed by rehearsals, in-class discussions, and individual auditions/evaluations.
  • Evaluate and appreciate different modes of creativity and innovation in relations the business and entrepreneurial approach to arts management. Assessed by senior recital/project business and operational plan, internship weekly planning log and self-reflection, and in-class discussions.


  • Must participate in a Notre Dame College based Music Performing Arts Ensemble during each semester of attendance.
  • Music students must take private music lessons during each semester of attendance. The senior recital/project is the capstone and includes private lessons. 
  • Alternative approval for this requirement can be reviewed by the Executive Director of Performing Arts.

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Notre Dame College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission as a degree-granting institution. Our academic programs are accredited by some of the most respected organizations of higher education in the country.

The education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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Founding institution of the American Council on Education.
Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
The Notre Dame College Elementary/Intermediate Classroom Teacher Program has earned the ILA National Recognition for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals.

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