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    Areas and Studios

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    Areas and Studios

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    Areas and Studios

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    Areas and Studios

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    Areas and Studios

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    Areas and Studios

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    Areas and Studios

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    Areas and Studios

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    Areas and Studios

College of Music students can choose from a wide range of areas of study, including brass and percussion, composition, conducting, jazz studies, piano, music education, musicology/ethnomusicology, music theory, strings, vocal arts, and woodwinds.

See selections at left for information about specific areas of study, including degree requirements, faculty, performance opportunities, and more.

The College of Music offers the following programs:

  • Undergraduate Degrees are offered in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music. Degree opportunities include: composition, jazz studies, music education, and music performance (brass, percussion, piano, strings, voice, and woodwinds)

  • Graduate Degrees are offered in Master of Arts and Master of Music. Degree opportunities include: collaborative piano, composition, conducting (wind, choral, and orchestral), jazz studies, music education, music performance (brass, percussion, piano, strings, voice, and woodwinds), music theory, musicology, and piano pedagogy

  • Doctoral Degrees are offered in Doctor of Musical Arts and Doctor of Philosophy. Degree opportunities include: collaborative piano, composition, conducting (winds, choral, and orchestral), music education, and music performance (brass, percussion, piano, strings, voice, and woodwinds)

  • Non-Degree Programs are offered by the College of Music. A Music Minor provides students’ an understanding of the fundamental concepts of music. The Performance Diploma Program provides further study with a master teacher without enrolling in a degree program. The Certificate in College Teaching is designed for graduate students seeking careers in post-secondary education.

For further admissions information, link to the pages above, or visit our Admissions page.


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