Music Performance - B.Mus.

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Overview

About the Degree: 

The program of study leading to the Bachelor of Music with a major in performance is comprehensively designed to prepare for a career as a professional musician, a studio teacher, or a college professor. The degree is designed to provide a strong foundation in music history, music theory, and performance, and to ensure flexibility for continued study at the graduate level. The student has numerous opportunities for performance during the four years, including required third- and fourth-year solo recitals.

Accreditation: 

The National Association of Schools of Music

Interesting Facts: 
Students are admitted to this degree by petitioning the appropriate applied faculty after the second semester of study. Faculty decisions are based on the quality of the second semester applied jury.

Academics

What you will learn: 

The program of study leading to the degree Bachelor of Music with a major in Performance is designed to develop a strong foundation in music history, music theory, and performance, and to insure flexibility for continued study at the graduate level. The degree provides for maximum development of individual musicianship and the various competencies required by the contemporary performer. The student has numerous opportunities to perform—including required third- and fourth-year solo recitals.

Careers

Employers: 
  • Athens Christian School
  • Bibb County Schools
  • Calquitt County Schools
  • Entertainment Companies
  • Festival Organizations
  • Forsyth County Schools
  • Fulton County Schools
  • Gwinnett County Schools
  • Jones County Broad of Education
  • Madison County Schools
  • Orchestras and Bands
  • Rental Property Sites
  • Media Firms
  • Osborne Middle School
  • Rock & Roll Industry
  • Music and Film Studios
  • Performing Arts Centers
  • The Atlanta Opera
  • Music and Video Stores
  • Piano Tuning Companies
  • The University of Georgia
  • Music Industry Associations
  • Production Companies
  • University of South Dakota
  • Music Therapy Centers
  • Public Relations
  • Washington County Schools
  • Newton County School System
  • Publishing Firms
  • Young Life Organization
     
Possible Job Titles: 

Students earning this degree are prepared for a career as a professional performer or a studio teacher. Areas requiring high-level performance skills include, for example, radio broadcast, television, film-making, church music programs, and professional orchestras and bands. The degree also prepares the student for graduate study, which is designed to enhance skills and provide a credential for teaching at the college/university level.

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