Performance Program within the Music Degree

We offer a four-year degree program as well as a minor course of study that can be paired with any other major in music. The music major is comprised of a core of music courses, private instruction, ensembles, concerts, recitals, music labs, and field experience.

  • Develop the knowledge and skills to be successful performers and teachers
  • Cultivate a knowledge base suitable for admittance into graduate study programs
  • Expand global cultural awareness through individual and group performance

Performance Concentration Requirements:

Required Courses
Complete all of the following

Choose two (2) of the following:

  • MUS 11/112 Voice
  • MUS 113 Strings
  • MUS 115 Brass
  • MUS 117/118 Woodwinds
  • MUS 119 Percussion
  • MUS 120 Guitar
  • MUS 123/124 Diction
  • MUS 132 Piano


  • MUS 180
  • MUS 280
  • MUS 380

MUS 323 Junior Recital

Additional Ensembles

Additional Music Electives (9-10 credits)

Music Requirements:

  • All concentrations are required to complete the core music classes
Choir performing in chapel as conducted by Blair Buffington.