At ACU, Music is an expression
of god’s heartbeat for his people

Concentrations within
the Performing Arts Major

 

 

Modern Worship

Join ACU students/alumni who have careers leading worship in church congregations

Commercial Voice

Prepare for a career as a vocal artist at one of the only Christian universities offering a degree with a Commercial Voice emphasis

Music Technology

Prepare for a career in modern music production by acquiring the skills and training sought  after in the music industry

Choral/Choir Performance

Study with a Grammy winning professor and perform on a world stage

Musical Theatrical

Study with a Broadway veteran and see where dramatic performing arts can take you

WHY CHOOSE ACU?

ACU is a culturally and theologically conservative university where students and their professors
are serious about deepening their Christian faith and where relationships and community matter
most. At ACU, students journey from making music to creating transformational art. ACU’s new
state-of-the-art campus offers students a first-rate educational environment to match its nationally
recognized academic programs.

Top-ranked university in the Western Region of the United States by U.S. News & World Report

Professors with award-winning careers as professional  musicians can customize a degree program to equip you for your future.

ACU degree is built around biblically-integrated classes and a CORE curriculum that reclaims a Christian world-view of the liberal arts

Featured Professors
from a World Stage

GERALD FERCHO M.A.

Gerald Fercho offers a wealth of music performance, recording, and production experience to help ACU students secure careers in music production and modern worship.

KIRA RUGEN, PH.D.

Dr. Rugen is a Grammy Award winning artist and composer who has performed at Carnegie Hall (and most other major performance halls in the world) and directs ACU’s Choral groups and Choirs.

GINA VICTOR M.A.

Gina Victor brings 14 years of Broadway show tour experience to elevate ACU drama students performance experience.

NEXT STEPS

  1. Complete the ACU application at www.arizonachristian.edu/apply
  2. Complete the FAFSA at www.Fafsa.gov
  3. Schedule visit to ACU’s new Glendale Campus