Church Teachers College. Dept. of Music

In 1909, Brigham Young University renamed and refocused the mission of its College. The Church Teachers College absorbed all of the Colleges departments but centered their energies into thoroughly preparing collegiate students to become high school educators. The Department of Education was responsible for all music courses at the time of the change, having absorbed the Department of Music in . In 1912, the Department of Music was organized as a separate department. When the Church Teachers College split in 1920, the Department of Music retained its name and function under the newly organized School of Arts and Sciences.

Variant names

Church Teachers College. Music Dept.


Established: 1912

Abolished: 1920

Location: Provo, Utah (1912-1920)


The Department of Music was responsible for the teaching of courses in music, including composition, directing, and opera.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Department of Music was part of the Church Teachers College, the higher-education branch of Brigham Young University. Anthony C. Lund served as the department chairman from 1912 to 1916 and Clair w. Reid served from 1917 to 1920 .

Associated Units

Superior unit: Church Teachers College (1912-1920)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. College. Dept. of Music (1906)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. School of Arts and Sciences. Dept. of Music (1920)


Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1912-1913: p. 27 (part of the Church Teachers College) p. 66-67 (Department of Music, courses listed)

Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1904-1905: p. (Department of Music)

Brigham Young University, 1975: v. 4, p. 504 (department chairman: Alfred Osmond, 1906-1923)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00050

Creator: UPB