Palm Beach Atlantic University
Palm Beach Atlantic
901 S. Flagler Dr.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Palm Beach Atlantic University is a private, independent university located in downtown West Palm Beach, Fla., along the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway. The urban campus is just minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean and the world-class Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The University is dedicated to the integration of Christian principles to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership and service.
Accredited by NASM, the Department of Music is housed in the state-of-the-art Vera Lea Rinker Hall with facilities for performance, technology and instruction. A major in Popular Music is one of more than 50 majors to choose from at Palm Beach Atlantic.
If you are searching for excellent training to become a professional studio musician, producer, sound engineer, arranger-composer, songwriter or worship leader then Palm Beach Atlantic University is for you! In this Bachelor of Arts program, you will have hands on experience, small class sizes, individual attention and a faculty committed to your success. The program features two distinctly different tracks: Music Industry or Worship Leadership.
Our alumni are fully prepared to enter the industry and be successful. In fact, the band members of the award-winning group, Tenth Avenue North, all attended PBA.
As a student, you will get to perform in the many traditional and contemporary ensembles and choirs at the University, including:
- Jazz Ensemble (community ensemble of students and local semi-professional players)
- Pop-Rock Ensemble
- Guitar Ensemble
- Symphonic Band
- PBA Symphony (college and community orchestra that performs across Palm Beach County during the season)
- With an average class size of 17, professors will get to know you as you discover your unique abilities and dreams.
- Take part in impassioned discussions - inside the classroom and out.
- Work alongside faculty on research projects or shift your education to a whole new level through internships and study aboard.
- Mature spiritually and find God's will for your life.
- Express God's love to others through mission trips and Workship, our community service program.
- Enjoy the stunning South Florida coastal location with plenty of activities on campus plus cultural, sports and retail destinations at your fingertips.