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Bachelor of Music Education
Music Education Composite: Choral (B.M.Ed.)
You will master the core processes, elements, form, structures, and styles of music in this degree. In relation to your choral emphasis, you will also develop your vocal skills, along with how to help others improve their own.
BYU-Idaho Students singing in the April 2022 General Conference rehearse the songs prior to Conference.
Teach What You Love
In this career, you will help students develop their skill and confidence in singing. You may also manage a classroom, plan lessons, direct a choir, and more. Depending on your chosen career, you can work one-on-one with students in private voice lessons or work with a group of students in a choir setting. In both instances, you have the opportunity to help the students grow their self-confidence, improve their singing ability, and learn the necessary components to vocal performance.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Choral have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
School Choir Teacher
Teach students to sing with proper technique, be in unison with the rest of the choir, and to perform well. Manage a classroom, teach music theory, and oversee auditions for select choirs.
Private Voice Teacher
As a private voice teacher, you work one-on-one with students to help them progress their singing capability. You will teach them correct principles and technique in music. This includes basic music theory, correct technique in singing, and more. Being a private voice teacher also involves adapting lessons to each students needs and skill level. 
Community Choir Director
Lead and oversee the choir in learning music, performing, and bringing the music piece to life. Oversee auditions, choose the music to be performed, and work with the members of the choir.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Music Education with an emphasis in Choral, start with one of the following major-specific courses. Students are required to audition for this major and participate in an ensemble each semester.

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