Visual & Performing Arts

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Music Performance Program is to:

  1. prepare students for careers and further study in music performance by delivering a creative and comprehensive curriculum of music with emphasis on an orchestral or band instrument, voice or pianothat prepares students to begin careers as performers and/or educators;
  2. expand knowledge and understanding of music through research and lectures;
  3. enrich the general cultural life of the University community through concerts, recitals, and seminars

Overview

  • Music

    Program Goals

    The Mission of the Music Performance Program is to: 

    • prepare students for careers and further study in music performance by delivering a creative and comprehensive curriculum of music with emphasis on an orchestral or band instrument, voice or piano that prepare students to begin careers as performers and/or educators;
    • expand knowledge and understanding of music through research and lectures;
    • enrich the general cultural life of the University community through concerts, recitals, and seminars.

    Outcomes

    1. Students will demonstrate knowledge and development of physical coordination and technical skill required for specific musical activity (singing, instrumental performance and ensemble participation). 
    2. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for performance independent of the applied music instructor.
    3. Students will be able to articulate knowledge of applicable performance pedagogy including teaching methods and repertory.
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  • Visual Arts

    Program Goals

    The mission of the Visual Arts Program within the Department of Visual and Performing Arts is providing academic, aesthetic, and technical challenges through a diverse curriculum to talented students who are interested in the production, analysis and promotion of the Visual Arts. Our faculty offers well-organized curricula in a nurturing environment where students are stimulated to ask questions, enabled to solve problems, and challenged to become competitive in their chosen field of study.

    Outcomes

    Upon completion of the Visual Arts program major, students will be able to:

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Art Studios and Campus Facilities

On the Lincoln University campus, the program is housed in Ware Center for the Fine Arts, a building that was recently renovated, with several top-of-the-line art labs and seminar rooms. They include a Ceramic Studio, 2D/3D Design Studio, Printmaking Studio, Painting/ Drawing Studio, a high-tech lecture room, and a 16-station Mac computer lab. The International Cultural Center (ICC) gallery, The Lincoln University Collection of African Art & Material Culture and the newly opened Danjuma African Art Center serve as premier resources for research and hands-on experiential learning for our students. 

Contact
Charles H. Pettaway, Jr. MMus Interim Chair, Department of Visual & Performing Arts, Professor of Music pettaway@lincoln.edu Ext. 7419
Sonia Roumaniotis Program Assistant, Visual and Performing Arts sroumaniotis@lincoln.edu Extension 7555