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Music Education

Meredith’s major in music education leads to K-12 teacher licensure in music. As a graduate of the program, you’ll join others who have gone on to become exceptional teachers throughout North Carolina and across the United States. Methods classes, teaching in Wake County Schools, and opportunities to work with organizations such as the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra prepare you to teach all areas of music at any grade level.



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Jeanie Wozencraft-Ornellas
Head, Music Department
104 Wainwright
(919) 760-8575
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The K-12 music education teacher licensure program provides learning experiences for graduates to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of K-12 students studying music. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge and developing skills within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.


Alexis Chastain in front green shrubs

Alexis Chastain

As she completes her last semester at Meredith College, Alexis Chastain, ’18 feels prepared and excited to begin the next chapter of her life as a music educator.

Megan Outten

Megan Outten

Music education major Megan Outten, ’17, developed her art and her leadership skills at Meredith College.

Jessica Williford

Jessica Williford

Jessica Williford combined her interests in child development and music at Meredith

Community Outreach

Open to students of all levels, from beginner through post-baccalaureate, the Community School of Music offers private lessons, classes, performance opportunities, competition preparation, and stimulating concerts. The Capital City Girls Choir is a vocal and music training program for girls from Raleigh surrounding communities.

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