Music performance or research concentration

Is performing music your greatest source of joy and satisfaction? Then the music performance emphasis may interest you. Here, you would take private lessons in a specialized area, and play or sing in a faculty-directed ensemble.

The study of music theory and history enhances your understanding of music. A senior recital is the final preparation for a career in music performance. Music majors with a performance emphasis develop skills that enrich their lives, like serving the church and community or entering graduate study at major universities throughout the country. A graduate degree in performance may lead to a career as a professional musician. It may also prepare you for a career of teaching music at the college or university level. For course details click here.