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Bachelor of Music
Music: String Performance (B.M.)
BYU-Idaho offers a comprehensive string education, granting baccalaureate degrees in performance, pedagogy and secondary education, with opportunities to participate in artistically satisfying and diverse performing ensembles.
Closeup of violinists in the University Orchestra
Develop and Refine Talent
The Bachelor of Music is a performance degree designed to give students deep, immersive experiences in a variety of high level performing ensembles; individual study with rigorous recital requirements; and core curriculum to prepare them for professional careers or additional graduate level study.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Music with a String 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
The Bachelor of Music degree in String Performance prepares students to participate professionally in solo, chamber and orchestral settings, including studio recording.
The extensive performing and repertoire requirements of this degree prepare students to successfully build teaching studios that support students with diverse goals and abilities.
Advanced Study
Students who complete this degree are prepared to audition and enter graduate level string performance programs. With the degree’s substantial coursework in music history and literature, students may also choose to pursue additional studies in conducting, musicology, theory and composition.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in String 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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