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Bachelor of Music
Music: Piano Performance (B.M.)
Students will practice and improve the skills they learn in music theory, piano skills, and music history. Students will also develop capabilities in both working independently and collaboratively in performing.
Hamburg Steinway Piano
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As a Piano Performance major, you are preparing to perform in a professional manner. You will have opportunities to perform as an individual in solo performances, and you will also be able to accompany in collaborative performances.

Students receive private instruction tailored to their specific needs and goals, whether those goals are to perform at a high level in competition, audition successfully for a selective graduate degree program, or develop an entrepreneurial approach to a career that involves teaching, performing, collaborative work, or more. Piano students have the opportunity to practice and perform on excellent newer and rebuilt Steinway pianos kept in top condition by a skilled technician. In addition, piano students learn to build their careers with the help of a strong Collegiate Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), and often travel to state and national conferences to enhance their understanding of the field.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Music, with a Piano 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
Solo and Collaborative Performer
Piano performance majors receive detailed, constructive artistic feedback from highly qualified faculty in lessons, master classes, and other performance preparation settings. Besides studying solo repertoire, piano performance majors study how to collaborate effectively with other musicians. By honing their performing skills, piano majors will be prepared to perform at a professional level as soloists and chamber musicians.
Studio Teacher
Pedagogy courses that include supervised teaching experience prepare piano performance majors for careers as excellent private studio teachers or to develop the skills as entrepreneurs to create music academies in their communities.
Graduate School
Further your education in piano performance by applying to graduate school. In receiving a masters in piano performance, you will enhance your potential and impact as a professional pianist.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Piano Performance, start with one of the following major-specific courses.

Students are required to audition for this major.

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