Department of Music - Arizona Christian University




Arizona Christian University Music Programs are designed to identify and develop God given talents within each individual. Our Faculty and staff are committed to offer customized programs which nurture and facilitate musical creativity and spiritual growth.

What We Offer

Our goal is to offer a Biblically integrated music education that prepares students for ministry and professional occupations. We provide a comprehensive education which embraces modern and traditional forms of music. All music majors acquire core skills in music theory, ear training, basic piano, music history, music technology, and private lesson instruction. Students are required to participate in performance ensembles which may include, Praise Bands, Advance Bands, Chorale, Vocal Ensembles, String Ensembles, Musical Theatre, Pep Band, Drum Line, and Jazz Band. The Music Department offers a Bachelor’s of Science in Music with numerous emphases.


The Music Department of Arizona Christian University aspires to be nationally recognized for Holy Spirit-inspired beauty and transformative art, training and inspiring highly proficient musicians in worship, technology, and performance fields to impact culture, church, and marketplace vocations.


Arizona Christian University Music Department will prepare students through customized programs of study, personalized instruction, and supportive community to become proficient modern- and classically-trained musicians in worship, technology, and performance; who will create beauty and transformative art that impacts today’s culture.

Creating beauty and transformative art impacting today’s culture!

awaken victory

Support the Department of Music by purchasing ACU’s First Worship Album – Awaken Victory.

Department of Music

Arizona Christian University
1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, AZ 85306
Building 2500

(602) 386-4111


Music Department Staff

Gerald Fercho, M.A.

Assistant Professor – Department Chair
Department of Music

Libbie Kent, M.M.

Associate Professor
Department of Music

Juliana Witt, D.M.A.

Music Professor
Head of Piano Studies

Martha Irvine

Vocal Instructor

Hunter Womble

Vocal Instructor

Meghan Ruel

Director of Strings