Cedarville University Music Program

  1. Majors and Minors
  2. Faculty and Staff
  3. Auditions
  4. Concerts and Events
  5. Ensembles
  6. Instrum. Ensemble FAQ
  7. Recording Showcase
  8. Resonance Worship Bands
  9. Scholarships
  10. Student Resources
  11. Music Camp
  12. Contact Us
  13. Department of Music and Worship

Cedarville University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Soli Deo Gloria

At Cedarville University, Bach’s famous phrase “Soli Deo Gloria” — for the glory of God alone — is more than a slogan. It is the mission that drives all that we do to honor the Master Creator through our creativity. Study in our music program and learn from accomplished professors who will mentor and inspire you. Master your skills in our world-class facilities. Experience the preparation you need for your career or graduate school. Cedarville music graduates serve as teachers, composers, studio musicians, and more. Pursue your passion while worshipping the Master Composer at Cedarville University.

Start Here:

Apply to Cedarville

Before they can apply for the Music Program, students must first be accepted at Cedarville University. Apply Now to gain acceptance.

Choose Your Major

The next step is to choose the program you wish to apply to. Visit our the Music and Worship page to learn more about your options.

Schedule Your Audition

All students who desire to pursue a music degree at Cedarville University must complete an audition in their primary performance area. The audition provides the music faculty with an opportunity to measure your potential success as a music major and to determine whether you will be admitted to the department to pursue a music degree. Visit the Music Auditions page to learn more about Eligibility and Scheduling, or start your Audition Application now.

Perform a Successful Audition

Performing well in your audition shows the Cedarville faculty that you are a good fit for our Music program.

Take the Music Theory Entrance Exam

All freshmen music majors and minors, as well as transfer students are required to take a placement exam as a part of the audition and entrance process to the music program. This basic test will be given on all audition days and during the Getting Started Days before Fall Semester officially begins.