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Traditional Music Minor


Earn a minor in traditional music, which complements several creative majors.


Undergraduate Minor






21 Credit Hours

Course Requirements

What You'll Learn in the Traditional Music minor program

You'll learn about the rich history of traditional mountain music, including bluegrass, folk, old-time, gospel and other genres. Throughout the year, you'll also learn to perform traditional music through personalized instruction and performance opportunities.

What You Can Do with a traditional music minor

You'll be trained as a skilled performer, and there are opportunities in music education and the music industry in recording studios, production and sound engineering.

What Makes Morehead State's Program Different

We have many skilled musicians in our faculty who tour with regionally and nationally recognized artists. Their experience as professional musicians gives them unique lessons to pass on to their students.

Admission to the traditional music minor program

To enroll in the traditional music studies program, you must be accepted to Morehead State University.

In addition, those interested in the traditional music program must showcase their musical abilities by auditioning for it.

Curriculum Map

Contact Information

Kentucky Center for Traditional Music

186 East First Street
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-9001
FAX: 606-783-9108