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Learn More about the Music Major at Erskine!

If making music energizes and excites you, consider turning your passion into a major at Erskine! Whether you want to conduct, perform, or teach, our program offers the tools and expertise to achieve that goal.

Degree Details: Erskine’s Music Major

Areas of Study

We offer applied study in piano and organ, wind, string, and percussion instruments, and voice. At Erskine, you can focus your studies to suit your interests and career goals.

  • You can earn a B.A. in Music with an emphasis in either performance or church music.
  • If you are interested in teaching, you can earn a B.S. in Music Education with an emphasis in choral or instrumental music for grades K-12. Click here for more details.

Erskine offers the opportunity to further customize your studies. With faculty assistance, students can propose alternative concentrations, which may be pursued if approved by the music faculty and the provost.

Non-majors

Many Erskine students studying in other fields enjoy the music minor, which offers either a concentration in a particular performance skill or a general music track.

All students, whether they are music majors, minors, or non-majors, are invited to take applied music or audition for ensembles. The music faculty at Erskine College is committed to equipping students with music skills to be used for a career or a lifetime of enjoyment.

Associate Professor Of Music

Keith Timms

Associate Professor of Music

Sharalynn Hicks

Assistant Professor of Music
Music - Applied Voice Instructor

Hannah Timms

Assistant Professor of Music

Susan Collins

Accompanist-Performance Seminar Instructor

Abe Marsh

Applied Strings and Brass Instructor

Layne Mauldin

Applied Percussion Instructor

Kim Powell

Applied Voice Instructor

Lucas Scalamonga

Applied Strings Instructor

Kory Vrieze

Applied Woodwinds Instructor
Music Department Calendar

Palmetto International Piano Festival Faculty Recital

Carson Performance Hall (Memorial Auditorium) 1 Bonner Street, Due West, SC, United States

Enjoy music performed by the experienced faculty of the Palmetto International Piano Festival. The concert will be held July 8, 2024 in Memorial Hall on the campus of Erskine College.…

Jose Ramon Mendez in Concert

Carson Performance Hall (Memorial Auditorium) 1 Bonner Street, Due West, SC, United States

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jose Ramon Mendez will be in concert July 9, 2024 in Erskine's Memorial Hall. Mendez has performed around the world, with concerts in Italy, England, Portugal, Holland,…

Pavlo Gintov in Concert

Carson Performance Hall (Memorial Auditorium) 1 Bonner Street, Due West, SC, United States

Internationally acclaimed pianist Pavlo Gintov will perform on Sunday, July 14, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. in Erskine's Memorial Hall. Gintov has performed on stages around the world from Tokyo to…

Palmetto International Piano Festival Student Recital

Carson Performance Hall (Memorial Auditorium) 1 Bonner Street, Due West, SC, United States

Join us for a free recital performed by the students of the International Piano Festival. The concert will be held July 19, 2024 in Memorial Hall on the campus of…

Erskine and Due West Skyline

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