College of Fine Arts

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College of Fine Arts - North Central University

The North Central University College of Fine Arts exists to develop passionate, spiritual leaders through academic excellence and rigorous practical application.

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Matthew Terrado

Music Performance
Class of 2013

quotationI'm honored to be a Music Performance major at the College of Fine Arts! This program has pushed me to become a better musician and now it will benefit my musicianship and preparation more than ever.end quotation

Performance Groups

The College of Fine Arts provides many opportunities to participate in performance groups:


The College of Fine Arts offers degrees in Contemporary Christian Music, Music, Music Business, Music Performance, four different tracks within the new Worship Arts program (Recording Arts, Theatre, Music Pastor and Worship Leading) and a degree in Secondary Education - Music.

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910 Elliot Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55404
Mensing Fine Arts Building
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(612) 343-4701
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For specific College of Fine Arts program information, please select from the following:


Bach, Larry

Dean, College of Fine Arts
Director, School of Music and Theatre
(612) 343-4703
Mensing Hall #102

Barrett, Rob

Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4707
Mensing Hall #107

Collins, David

Chair, College of Fine Arts
Director, School of Worship Arts
Associate Professor
(612) 343-4137
Mensing Hall #103

Deyo, Jeff

Worship Arts Specialist
Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4708
Mensing Hall #100

Kersten, Joanne

Associate Professor, Fine Arts
(612) 343-4706
Mensing Hall #104

Matthews, Wayne

Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4705
Mensing Hall #113

Mills, Kevin

Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4704
Mensing Hall #101

Norberg, Rebecca

Assistant Professor, Fine Arts
(612) 343-4139
Mensing Hall #105


Career Placement

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Additional Fine Arts related positions.


Core Requirements for ALL Music Majors
(except Piano Majors)

Rehearsal Facilities


Senior Recitals