The Howard Payne University School of Music and Fine Arts:
Helping students transform a calling into a career.
Welcome to the Howard Payne University School of Music and Fine Arts website. As you explore this space you will find information about who we are and what we offer to prospective students within a distinctively Christian institution of higher education. Represented in our School are exciting programs in Music, Communication, Theatre, and Art. Each program offers extraordinary educational opportunities and diverse practical and performance experiences with a focus on enhancing your creative capacities in a Christ-centered environment. Read about our accomplished faculty, the innovative programs, and the exceptional opportunities you will find at Howard Payne. Discover why the School of Music and Fine Arts at Howard Payne University is the best place for you to explore and expand your God-given abilities in God-honoring ways. After you have learned more about us through reading, contact us for a campus visit and join the legacy of excellence in education that has been more than 125 years in the making.
Building a community of learners who are equally cultivated in competence and character in an effort enhance life-long education and creative thought. We seek to prepare students who are performers, scholars, learners, teachers, creators, entrepreneurs, and advocates. Our graduates are prepared to participate in a full and fulfilling life not merely earn a living. 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 through transforming your calling into a career.