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Bachelor of Music
Music: Organ Performance (B.M.)
In this degree, students learn about different elements, forms, and styles of music. Student organists will develop their skills as they practice and perform in recitals, choirs, instrumental ensembles, and campus devotionals.
Student Organ Recital
Gain Hands-On Experience
With this degree, students will be able to expand their knowledge in music, specifically in organ performance. Students will be able to share their talents and contribute to many different musical groups as well as play in individual performances.

BYUI's Bachelor of Music degrees are designed to give students a deep, immersive experience and include substantial recital and ensemble requirements. Many performance students will continue their studies in graduate school, preparing for careers in the music performance and higher education fields.

Student performance opportunities include:
  • Providing music for the weekly Devotionals in the BYU-Idaho Center
  • Student organ recitals held throughout each semester
  • Performances with various vocal and instrumental ensembles
  • Providing music at graduation ceremonies, new student convocations, etc.
  • Semester projects (Organ Festival, Hymn Festival, Study travel tours of instruments)

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Music, with an Organ Performance emphasis, 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.
As an organist, you will be able to play for a variety of events. You may accompany choirs and musical numbers, or play individually for things like funerals, weddings, and church services.
Organ Teacher
Work mainly one-on-one with students in teaching the organ. Explain the music composition, teach to read music, use pedals, and more. As an organ teacher, you will be able to see the progress in each of your students as you help them progress in their organ skills.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Organ Performance, 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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