Academics

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

Undergraduate Degree Programs

The Hayes School of Music offers undergraduate programs in Music EducationMusic Industry StudiesMusic Therapy, and Music Performance, as well as a Sacred Music concentration.

Minor and Certificate Programs

  • Music Minor – For those wanting to keep music in their lives while they pursue a different academic major.
Graduate Degree Programs

Graduate Degree Programs

The Hayes School of Music offers a graduate degree Music Therapy (MMT) and a graduate degree in Music Performance (MM) with concentrations in Applied Areas, Composition, and Conducting in Instrumental & Choral. 

Special Programs

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

Ensembles

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
828-262-3021
seatzja@appstate.edu