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Bachelor of Music Education
Music Education Composite: Orchestra (B.M.Ed.)
You will master the core processes, elements, form, structures, and styles of music in this degree. In relation to your orchestra emphasis, you will also develop skills in orchestra instruments, along with how to help others improve their own.
University Orchestra presents panamania. Conducted by Rebecca Roesler.
Teach What You Love
In this career, you will help students develop their skill and confidence in playing their instrument, along with performing in an orchestra. You may also manage a classroom, plan lessons, direct an orchestra, and more. Depending on your chosen career, you can work one-on-one with students in private instrument lessons or work with a group of students in an orchestra setting. In both instances, you have the opportunity to help the students grow their self-confidence, improve their ability to play an instrument, and learn the necessary components to performance.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Orchestra 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 Orchestra Teacher
Teach students to play with proper technique, be in unison with the rest of the orchestra, and to perform well. Manage a classroom, teach music theory, and oversee auditions for select orchestras.
Private Music Teacher
As a private music teacher, you work one-on-one with students to help them progress their capability to play a selected instrument. You will teach them correct principles and technique in music. This includes basic music theory, correct technique in playing an instrument, and more. Being a private music teacher also involves adapting lessons to each students needs and skill level. 
Elementary School Music Teacher
You will prepare lessons and teach music to elementary school kids. You may also lead choir, orchestra, and other musical activities. In special musical events at school, you may have the opportunity to prepare students for those events. You will work closely with students in helping them learn and to track their progress.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Music Education with an emphasis in Orchestra, 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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