A music teacher possesses a love of music and the desire to help others experience that connection.
The Music Education Program at Loyola New Orleans is built on an enduring tradition of excellence and marked by a rich legacy of accomplished graduates.
Study with renowned faculty musicians and practicing mentor-teachers. Pursue a comprehensive field-based curriculum and a rich pedagogical tradition, geared toward reaching and teaching students across a diverse range of learning styles. Grow as a musician while you learn to make a difference in today’s music classroom.
And ultimately, join the field of graduates who help people express themselves through music, at schools in Louisiana and across the United States.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Bachelor of Music in Music Education
Through study and interaction with faculty and practicing mentor-teachers, you will not only grow as a leader and thinker but also develop an aesthetic vision of excellence in teaching.
Music Education (Instrumental Music)
The Alternative Teacher Certification in Instrumental or Vocal Music is designed for students who have a bachelor’s degree in music and want to be certified to teach instrumental or vocal music K-12. Each Post-Baccalaureate Certificate-Only program consists of 33 credit-hours and includes 9 hours of residency training. Students enroll in a selection of Loyola’s undergraduate courses and receive Louisiana State Alternative Teacher Certification at the end of the program.
Victoria LaFitte '13,
Band director, Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School, Jefferson Parish, Metairie, La.
Teaching in the field
National Association for Music Education Collegiate Chapter
As a collegiate member of NAfME, you have opportunities to network with active music educators, discover new teaching methods and techniques, attend workshops and more
Music Education Faculty
Learn about music education faculty members.
Dr. Meg Frazier
Professor, Director of the School of Music
Dr. Edward McClellan
Associate Professor; Division Coordinator of Music Education and Music Therapy
Dr. Jean Montès
Associate Professor of Music and Director of Orchestras