Bachelor of Music in Performance: Strings

For students who are gifted in a specific string instrument, Belhaven's Bachelor of Music in Performance (Strings) 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, performance, or other musical endeavors.

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
  • String Pedagogy
  • History of Music I
  • History of Music II
  • World Music
  • Counterpoint I OR Popular Music from the 1930s to the present: A Cultural Mirror
  • Chamber Music Literature
  • Orchestra Literature
  • Music Studio Class
  • Private Music Lessons: 1 applied string area, 8 semesters required
  • Music Ensembles
  • Junior Recital
  • Senior Recital
  • Pass piano proficiency juries

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.