Department of Music

 Music at Howard Payne University

Our Mission

Bringing a community together to develop artists who are equally cultivated in competence and character in an effort enhance life-long education and creative thought.

We seek to prepare citizens who are performers, scholars, learners, teachers, creators, entrepreneurs, and advocates–our graduates are complete musicians prepared to participate in a full and fulfilling life in music in which there are no boundaries between. . .

Elementary Generalists/Secondary Specialists

We provide a nurturing environment where service is a way of life, where character and competence are equally developed, where work and worship are united, where belief and behavior are reconciled.


Join us as we help you make the transition from being a student to being a professional and transforming your calling to a career.