Integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community is at the core of Baylor's mission and shapes the way professors and students in the School of Music approach the discipline. Because the School of Music provides a challenging yet caring atmosphere in which graduate students achieve the highest levels of performance and scholarship, some of the finest students in the country (and even the world) choose Baylor for graduate studies in Music.
Schools of music measure achievement best in the accomplishments of their graduates. This yardstick affirms the Baylor School of Music as an enormous success. Our alumni occupy positions of musical and other professional leadership and importance nationally and internationally. University presidents, conservatory deans, academic leaders, music critics, music and recording industry executives, church music artists, legendary music entrepreneurs, award-winning composers, and honored conductors underscore the diversity of fields in which our graduates excel.
Baylor music alumni hold positions on college and university music faculties in more than 70 institutions. Hundreds of Baylor musicians serve as music educators in public and private schools, ministers of music in churches, and performers in the great concert halls around the world.