Brief history of the College
The College of Music opened on June 2011after the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) granted it the permit to operate for the first and second year levels of the Bachelor of Music programs (Piano, Voice, Choral Conducting and Music Education) on March 3, 2011. The permit to operate the third year level including the first and second year levels of the Bachelor of Music programs (Piano, Voice, Choral Conducting and Music Education) was granted to the College of Music on February 14, 2013.
Envisioning itself to be the training ground for future musicians committed to excellence in musical performance, pedagogy and scholarship, the college overarching aim is to help students discover their creative potential as artists, scholars and musicians. Its guiding principle is that: all music for the honor and glory of the Almighty God.
On November 17, 2014, the College of Music was visited and inspected by the Commission on Higher Education Representative and the Regional Quality Assurance Team. On the same date, it was announced that the College met the qualifications/requirements set by the CHED and passed the inspection. On February 20, 2015, the Government Recognition of the Bachelor of Music (Piano, Voice, Choral Conducting and Music Education) was granted effective Academic Year 2014-2015.
On May 2015 at the Philippine Arena, the College of Music has its first batch of graduates; Harold Bayotas, Aubreyleen Carpio, Jonathan Dela Cruz, Alvin Pecson and Jayson Yanguas (graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Music major in Music Education) and Renz Rummell Borja, Dan Angelo Orozco, Arzen Perdon and Bro. Mar Villaflor (graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Music major in Choral Conducting).
College of Music Official Logo
The seal depicts a universal symbol of music, the treble clef, adorned with the F holes of the violin, and enveloped in tapestry bearing the college name, framed in wreaths of victory. Lastly, the date of establishment (2011) appears underneath. Pink is our commencement color, while black and white are formal and impartial colors to underscore the fact that music is an aural, not a visual, art.
Sharing God’s gift of Music to our fellow man.
The New Era University College of Music envisions itself to be the training ground for future musicians with a high degree of excellence in musical performance, pedagogy and scholarship.
Its overarching aim is to develop students’ creativity as artists, scholars and church musicians.
Goals and Objectives
The College of Music is committed to:
- Provide a competitive learning atmosphere that hones the musical abilities, skills, and dedication of music students.
- Upgrade and elevate the pedagogical and creative standards of music education in the country and contribute to a richer musical environment in the university and in the Church.
- Nurture world class musicians and scholars in the field of performance, pedagogy, composition, church music, and research.
Intended Learning Outcomes
By the time of graduation, NEU-CoM students will be able to:
- Produce excellent music and innovation through performance, pedagogy, body of works, and research.
- Demonstrate and exemplify a level of performance worthy of recognition and reward.
- Remain updated through linkages with other music institutions and continued exposure to live performances and music of different cultures.
- Maintain a proper balance of technique and heart, commerce and art, knowledge and values.
- Get involved in community and outreach programs
- Channel their art trough a life guided by Christian principles.