Bachelor of Arts in Music: Performance Emphasis
For students who are gifted in a specific instrument or in vocal abilities, Belhaven's emphasis in Performance provides a reputable, focused foundation for a lifetime of performance. This program is designed for the liberal arts student with significant preparation in a specific instrument or voice, and it is geared towards students who desire serious preparation for further study in music. Like all of Belhaven's degrees, the Christian worldview is the foundation to the entire curriculum.
Graduates are prepared to audition for graduate programs following their senior recital presentation, and if students choose a route other than graduate school, they can pursue musical careers in teaching, church music, or performance.
Music scholarships are available.
Distinctive Course Offerings
- Music Theory I
- Music Theory II
- Musicianship I
- Musicianship II
- Music Theory III
- Music Theory IV
- Musicianship III
- Musicianship IV
- Introduction to Compositional Process
- Seminar in Music Aesthetics
- Form and Analysis
- Conducting Basics
- Pedagogy: required in applied area if offered
- History of Music I
- History of Music II
- Popular Music from the 1930s to the present: A Cultural Mirror
- Music Studio Class
- Private Music Lessons: 1 applied area, 8 semesters required
- Music Ensembles
- Junior Recital
- Senior Recital
- Pass piano proficiency juries (voice majors)
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For More Information
Contact the music administrative assistant firstname.lastname@example.org or 601-974-6494 or you can contact the Admission Office at email@example.com or 800-960-5940 (toll free) or 601-968-5940 (locally). Also, you can fill out our online form to request additional information.