Music Department

Studying Music at North Park

At North Park, students receive instruction with some of Chicago’s finest performers and teachers. Whether you dream of becoming a performer, music educator, worship leader, or professional in the music field, we’ll help you reach your goals through individualized attention, mentoring from talented and committed faculty, and a solid foundation in fundamental skills.

The School of Music, Art, and Theatre is guided by the following core values:

DISCOVER.  We believe the arts require curiosity and exploration.
ENGAGE.      We believe learning is in the doing.
GROW.          We believe the arts serve humanity and the well-being of all.

North Park University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Music Events

The music department hosts a variety of recitals, concerts, and special events throughout the academic year.

Music Participation

Regardless of major, students are encouraged to continue their music study at North Park University by enrolling in music courses or by participating in a music ensemble.



Music Scholarships

All students are encouraged to apply for a music scholarship regardless of major.

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Undergraduate Programs

Choose the degree that is right for you:

Graduate Programs

Continue your education with your choice of master’s degrees:

Minor and Certificates

Enhance your music degree with a certificate or complement another major with a music minor:

Meet the Faculty & Staff

Dr. You-Seong Kim has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Austria, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, and her native country, Korea. Alongside her extensive, global performance experience, she is excited to share with students the vast opportunities of music performance right here in Chicago.

Faculty & Staff

Locations & Facilities

The music building, Hanson Hall, features multiple practice rooms, studios, a keyboard lab, and much more in this state-of-the-art facility. Additional music classroom spaces such as a music technology lab exist in Wilson Hall, Hamming Hall, and the Brandel Library.  The primary performance venue, Anderson Chapel, is sought after by students and professional musicians alike.

Campus Map

Music Student Handbook

Current music students should familiarize themselves with our student handbook for information regarding academic policies, facility usage, and other resources.



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