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Bachelor of Music
Music: Vocal Performance (B.M.)
Students will master core processes, elements, form, structures and styles of music. Students will also develop abilities to collaborate, perform individually, and perform in an ensemble. Students will improve their talents and learn to share them with others.
Vocal Performance
Share Your Talents
In this degree, you will learn to enhance your talents and to share them with others. You will have the opportunities to participate in solo performance or group performances. You may also perform with other musical groups such as orchestras or dancers. You will learn to actively think, speak, and write effectively to clearly express your musical thoughts and ideas.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Music and emphasis in Vocal Performance 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
Opera Singer/Soloist
Solo performers audition for both principal and supporting roles, as well as ensemble positions, for a variety of operas and other staged productions, in summer programs, Young Artist programs, and local & regional opera companies. Many soloists will wish to enhance their skills and opportunities by pursuing further education in a Master's degree program.
Advanced Studies
Students who earn a BM in Vocal Performance are prepared to audition for and enter graduate programs, having honed skills in areas such as language and diction, musicianship, vocal technique, and acting. They also have a solid basis of knowledge in the fields of music history and literature, operatic and art song literature, and vocal pedagogy.
Voice Teacher
A private voice studio teacher is aided by their extensive opportunities in the BM degree, gaining practical experience teaching voice to others, learning to program and perform in recitals, and mastering their own vocal technique. Some voice teachers operate independently, while others teach for colleges, universities, or other institutions.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Vocal 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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