William Booth saw music as a means to an end. Christians should be comfortable using their music to attract people while speaking the message of salvation to their hearts. Music has played an important role in the history of The Salvation Army and today many of the best composers and players in The Salvation Army music scene are also the best in their respective field outside of the church.

The Carolinas Music and Arts Department is dedicated to educating and developing strong and well trained musicians. We teach brass band, guitar, piano, percussion, chorus and praise & worship. We also have Youth and Adult Ensembles that rehearse and perform at various divisional events.