Creating joy and understanding
with music

Music

Connecting and changing lives through music

The music program at Trinity attracts students who know that music is a powerful medium to build  community, to worship, and to understand the world. Taught from a Christian perspective, the program allows students to explore wisdom, hospitality, and connections among ideas and disciplines. Students leave prepared to make a difference through music for the rest of their lives.

Since Trinity is located just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, you will be in the heart of a vibrant music scene that ranges from classical to blues, with everything in between.

Majors

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Major

Music

Majoring in music may be the right path for you, if you wish to pursue a career in music or graduate study outside the realm of education.

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Major

Music & Worship

By earning a B.A. degree in music and worship, you will be prepared to continue the tradition of beautiful music in the service of our Creator, while moving it in new and exciting directions.

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Major

Music Education

Music is a gift of God and one of the best ways to praise His name. By majoring in music education at Trinity, you learn the skills to worship.

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Music Production

If your passion calls you to produce music, Trinity offers a B.A. in music production.

Minors

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Minor

Music in Worship

The world needs skilled people with a passion for music in worship. The music department at Trinity will prepare you to be skilled performers of music, discriminating listeners, and inspiring leaders and teachers.

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Minor

Music Minor

Minoring in music may be the right path for you, if you wish to pursue a career in music or graduate study outside the realm of education.

Faculty Focus

Helen Van Wyck

Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities

Dr. Helen Van Wyck is a lifelong lover of great music, particularly choral music. “I was inspired by some great teachers and conductors, as well as my parents’ love of music. Early on, I understood that for me, it felt like the most direct and profound way to praise God.”