Expect a non-stop, invigorating and transforming curriculum from the Hayes School of Music.  With professors who invest deeply in their students’ success, you will be empowered to grow as a musician, as an individual and as a team contributor.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Graduate Degree Programs

Minor and Certificate Programs

Special Programs

From international opportunities to methods for improving your technique or restoring your life balance, check out the music school’s special programs.


Music majors must register for and successfully complete at least 1 appropriate ensemble – but not more than 3 – each semester as a full-time student. There are more than 30 to choose from.

For Further Information

Janet Seatz, Student Records and Recruitment
Hayes School of Music
Appalachian State University
Boone, North Carolina 28608