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
Karla Johnson



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

Barrett, Rob

Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4707

Deyo, Jeff

Worship Arts Specialist
Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4708

Hawkins, Allan

Associate Professor
(612) 343-4137
Mensing #103

Kersten, Joanne

Associate Professor, Fine Arts
(612) 343-4706

Matthews, Wayne

Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4705

Norberg, Rebecca

Assistant Professor, Fine Arts
(612) 343-4139

Tompkins, Dr. Joshua

Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4133
Mensing #410

Zarletti, Vinnie

Assistant Professor
(612) 343-4704
Mensing #101


Career Placement

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Additional Fine Arts related positions.


Core Requirements for ALL Music Majors
(except Piano Majors)

Rehearsal Facilities


Senior Recitals