The BA in Music with a Concentration in Instrumental Performance is designed for students interested in a career as a professional performer.  Students will study with esteemed and experienced faculty who will prepare them for the demands of a career in the music industry, focusing on technical proficiency, musical growth and continued spiritual development. This concentration ultimately prepares students for graduate level study and professional ensemble auditions.

Audition: An audition is required for acceptance into the music major.  More Information.


With a BA in Music with a Concentration in Instrumental Performance, students are prepared to enter careers as a:

  • Solo Artist (classical, jazz, contemporary, etc.)
  • Private Studio/School Instructor
  • Orchestral Ensemble Musician (requires audition)
  • Theater (Pit) Orchestra Musician
  • Commercial Musician/Sideman (cruise ships, wedding bands, etc.)
  • Conductor/Educator
  • Freelance Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copying/Publishing