The Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance/piano will teach you how to develop the skills, concepts and sensitivities that are essential to being a professional musician. Included are courses in music theory, aural skills, music history, conducting and applied study in your principal performing medium. The piano curriculum aims to develop well-rounded musicianship by offering intense applied training with a wealth of supportive courses such as both large and small ensembles, piano literature and pedagogy, keyboard practice and more.
You’ll be taught by faculty who are leaders in their fields, and have regular access to acclaimed visiting artists who come here for concerts, masterclasses and clinics.
The Department of Music also offers a Bachelor of Music with a concentration in music education for students who wish to teach music.
Some classes you might take in this major:
- Introduction to World Musical Styles
- Survey of the Music Industry
- Piano Literature
- Piano Ensemble
Our alumni are:
- Solo and orchestral performers
- Composers and arrangers
- Band, orchestra and choir directors
- Music entrepreneurs
- Performing arts administrators