School of Music

Music is Everywhere

Olivet Nazarene University School of Music offers limitless opportunities for students to hone their musical craft. From worship services to the concert hall, you’ll find music in every corner of the campus.

By the Numbers
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Areas of Study

At Olivet Nazarene University, we believe an invitation to study music is an invitation to influence. No matter the concentration, Olivet's expert faculty are seasoned instructors and musicians who provide a continuum of professional preparation from deep lecture to one-on-one performance coaching.

Our Faculty

Don Reddick

Dean, School of Music

Don Reddick is a pianist, arranger, and conductor – a gifted and talented musician who has devoted his life to music. Whether accompanying soloists, choirs, or church congregational singing, his unique keyboard artistry distinguishes him from all others.

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Concerts & Events

Olivet's School of Music hosts a variety of concerts and events on campus for campus and community alike. Many events are general admission and free, while some require tickets.

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Find Your Career

Your career in music can range from teacher or specialized instructor, to worship leader or professional performer on the concert stage. Regardless of the style of music in which you specialize, a strong foundation in music fundamentals coupled with practical and engaging performance opportunities makes an Olivet degree unique.

Music Ensembles

Countless music ensembles make up the performance opportunities offered each year. From opera to orchestral, jazz to jam session– there’s a place for everyone in the School of Music.

Music Ensembles

Larsen Fine Arts Center

Larsen Fine Arts Center is the home of the School of Music. Filled with classrooms, studio space, practice rooms, rehearsal halls, and Kresge Auditorium, which houses musical performances, recitals, plays, lectures, and more.

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Make Music With Us

Learn more about how you can join the music at Olivet Nazarene University.

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Musical Theatre

Pirates of Penzance on Olivet's Kresge stage in 2019. Click the icon to watch a short highlight video!