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Music (BA, BM, BME, BS)

Music (BA, BM, BME, BS)


The School of Music is a place where dedicated people make exceptional music, stimulate artistic growth, explore educational methodology and conduct groundbreaking research. 

The school is divided into distinct areas of study:

  • Conducting and ensembles
  • Integrative studies
  • Jazz studies
  • Music education
  • Musicology
  • Orchestral instruments
  • Piano
  • Theory
  • Voice

Why choose music? 

The School of Music has a faculty of nationally and internationally recognized performing artists, composers, scholars and master teachers, in addition to full- and part-time associated faculty who are specialists in their fields. The faculty serves a student body of approximately 300 undergraduate and 150 graduate music majors, as well as hundreds of non-music majors who are pursuing music minors, taking classes or participating in one of the school's many performance ensembles.

What can you do with this degree? 

Alumni have earned prominent positions and enviable reputations performing in the nation’s symphony orchestras, military bands and choruses and chamber ensembles; teaching in conservatories, music schools, research institutions and public schools; and leading individual careers as composers and scholars. Student and faculty ensembles regularly tour, commission, record and are featured at national and international conferences, conventions and professional meetings.