BM - Accompanying

Bachelor of Music - Performance: Piano Accompanying

A degree in piano performance with an emphasis on accompanying and collaborative works. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as an accompanist.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 42 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 16-18 credits
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BA - Music

Bachelor of Arts - Music

A general degree in music where the student majors in one instrument without an emphasis on performance or music education. At the completion of this degree the student should have a broad musical background including music theory and music history with a broad range of electives.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 12 credits
Electives 33 credits
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BM - Brass Performance

Bachelor of Music - Brass Performance

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical performance. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a performer on his/her instrument of choice.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 40 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 15 credits
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BM - Composition

Bachelor of Music - Composition

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical composition. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a composer or music theory instructor.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 21 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 21 credits
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BM - Guitar Performance

Bachelor of Music - Guitar Performance

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical performance. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a performer on his/her instrument of choice.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 28 credits
Applied Music and Performance 40 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 16-17 credits
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BM - History and Literature

Bachelor of Music - History and Literature

A degree in music history and literature with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical knowledge and research. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as an instructor in his/her area of choice.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 24 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 14-15 credits
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BM - Jazz Studies

Bachelor of Music - Jazz

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical performance. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a jazz musician on his/her instrument of choice.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 28 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 21 credits
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BM - Percussion Performance

Bachelor of Music - Percussion Performance

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical performance. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a performer on a variety of percussion instruments.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 40 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 14-15 credits
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BM - Piano Performance

Bachelor of Music - Performance: Piano

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical performance. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a performer on the piano.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 40 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 14 credits
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BM - Strings Performance

Bachelor of Music - Performance: Strings

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical performance. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a performer on his/her string instrument of choice.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 40 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 15-16 credits
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BM - Voice Performance

Bachelor of Music - Performance: Voice

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical performance. At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a performer of voice.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 40 credits
Foreign Language Requirements 12 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 14 credits
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BM - Woodwind Performance

Bachelor of Music - Performance: Woodwinds

A degree in music performance with an emphasis on the highest standards of musical performance.
Woodwind instruments include:
Bassoon
Clarinet
Flute
Piccolo
Saxophone
At the completion of this degree the student should be ready to assume a professional role as a performer on the woodwind instrument of his/her choice.

Course Area Details General Education 42 credits
Music Core Curriculum 30 credits
Applied Music and Performance 40 credits
Additional Required Music Courses 15 credits
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