The Compatibility Between the Music Expectations of Church Leaders and the Training of Church Musicians in Romania: A Case Study

  • Lois Vaduva
  • Simona Popoviciu


This study aims to research the compatibility between the expectations of Baptist churches in Romania as possible employers of musicians and the training and expectations of music alumni from Emanuel University of Oradea, as possible church music employees. Oftentimes, a disconnection between the music needs of a church and the formal training of a church musician exists, causing a number of issues between the pastor and the church musician. To give insight into this complex issue, a survey was conducted to discover the perspectives of representative Baptist pastors in Romania and also the viewpoints of representative alumni of the music program at Emanuel University of Oradea, Romania.


Church employment Music ministry Church management Higher education Employment compatibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emanuel University of OradeaOradeaRomania

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