Bachelor of Music Degree Program
What You'll Learn
Ohio University's performance faculty provides comprehensive study through private instruction, large and small ensemble experiences, chamber music, pedagogy and literature courses, and master classes.
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Performance majors are prepared to preform repertoire from all periods available to his or her instrument or voice. Experience in solo, chamber music, and large ensemble performance is required. The program is a pre-professional course of study that prepares students to pursue advanced graduate degree programs in performance, to engage in professional performance activities, or to establish private teaching studios.
The discipline and critical insights gained from pursuing a professional degree in music can also have implications for other career options. Many individuals holding bachelor of music degrees have gone on to pursue distinguished professional careers in law, medicine, administration, and other fields.
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The Bachelor of Music Performance degree curriculum is rooted in applied music study with significant components in practical and academic skills. The degree program is designed for students demonstrating exceptional talent, technical aptitude, potential to interpret advanced repertoire, and those who are ready to commit to the rigorous preparation necessary to fully develop their artistic talents and abilities.
Applying to the Program
All students who seek admission to Ohio University with a major in Music must audition. The audition is for both admission and talent-based scholarship decisions.