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Keyboard Performance

Bachelor of Music (B.M.)

College: College of Liberal Arts & Communication

Department: Music


This degree emphasizes composition or performance, depending on concentration area.

Performance Concentration: Instrumental, Voice, Keyboard

Students in the performance concentration areas will develop comprehensive capabilities in the major performing medium including the ability to work independently to prepare performances at the highest possible level; knowledge of applicable solo and ensemble literature; and orientation to and experience with the fundamentals of pedagogy.

Required Courses

Students must meet requirements set by the College of Liberal Arts and Communication for entry into the Music Program.

Admission to the University is required. A strong background in music ensembles and private study is recommended.


Curriculum and degree requirements can be found in the most current Undergraduate Bulletin.

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Career Opportunities

This degree prepares students to pursue performance careers as soloists, collaborative performers in ensemble, and composers in various genres. Most students seek graduate work before embarking on their careers.


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