Bachelor of Music in Performance: Organ or Piano

For students who are gifted in piano or organ, Belhaven's Bachelor of Music in Performance (Organ or Piano) provides a reputable, focused foundation for a lifetime of performance. 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 on Music Culture: Worldview & Aesthetics
  • Form and Analysis I
  • Conducting Basics
  • Pedagogy: same as principal instrument
  • History of Music I
  • History of Music II
  • World Music
  • Counterpoint I OR  Popular Music from the 1930s to the present: A Cultural Mirror
  • Keyboard Harmony
  • Keyboard Literature
  • Music Studio Class
  • Private Music Lessons: Organ or Piano, 8 semesters required
  • Music Ensembles
  • Chamber Ensemble and/or Accompanying
  • Junior Recital
  • Senior Recital

Visit the Course Offerings page for more specific information.

For More Information

Contact the music administrative assistant or 601-974-6494 or you can contact the Admission Office at or 800-960-5940 (toll free) or 601-968-5940 (locally). Also, you can fill out our online form to request additional information.