First Ever Music Education Day at Friends University, Nov. 6

Wichita, KS- Friends University Fine Arts is excited to host its first Music Education Day on Nov. 6.

The event, which will take place in a virtual format, is for anyone looking to teach music in a primary or secondary school setting.  

Not only will the event overview the Music Education degree program, it will give participants a behind-the-scenes look at how one can pursue doing what they love in the midst of never-seen-before restrictions.

“Teaching remotely in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic has demanded flexibility, patience and creativity. I can rise up to this challenge because of the excellent preparedness of the Music Education program at Friends U,” said first year teacher and Music Education graduate, Panya Amphone.

Music Education Day will also have activities designed to allow virtual participants to interact on-screen.

“Those attending will get to meet and ask questions of our current music education majors and student teachers, experience a music education class demo, receive tips on how to prepare to major in music education, meet our music faculty and more,” said Shawn M. Knopp. assistant professor of music education and director of bands.

Registration for this free event can be found at (deadline Nov. 4). Questions can be directed to

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.