The mission of the Cornel School of Contemporary Music at Shepherd University is to provide students with an education and practical skills necessary to prepare them for careers as professional musicians and composers, and to develop each student’s scholastic and artistic achievement through courses leading to Certificate, Bachelor of Music, and Master of Music degrees
The vision of the Cornel School of Contemporary Music is to prepare students with contemporary musicianship and performance skills, education and personal growth experiences to encourage their future success in the field of music making.
The mission of Shepherd University is to educate men and women to be the leaders to serve the church and to improve the world through the excellent programs of Christian higher education.
The vision of Shepherd University is to prepare professional leaders to improve the world at every level from the church and community levels to the realm of world culture. The fulfillment of this vision inspires, orients, and defines the work of this institution.