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Areas of Study

The VCU Department of Music prepares students for successful careers as classical and jazz performers and as music educators. Students receive instruction on basic musicianship, theory and music history, and major studies in music business, education, jazz studies or performance. Ensembles, such as the VCU Symphony, Guitar Ensemble, VCU Opera and small jazz groups provide students with the opportunity to gain performance experience.

The Department of Music offers a variety of degree programs to meet the educational and career goals of our students.