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Bachelor of Music
Music: Woodwind, Brass or Percussion Performance (B.M.)
Through this degree, you will learn to collaborate with many different people to create a unifying piece of music. You will learn important skills in music along with different processes, elements, form, structure, and styles of music.
Trombone Players in the Symphony Band Concert
Gain Hands-On Experience
In the woodwind, brass, or percussion performance emphasis, you can share your musical talents for your career. You will learn new music in an upbeat and quick learning environment to perform a variety of songs.

In this degree, you will feel a sense of community as you work together with other musicians to create a beautiful sound to share in front of audiences. You will continue to improve and practice your instrument as you work on a variety of different songs.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Music and an emphasis in Woodwind, Brass or Percussion 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 I-Plan.
Orchestral Musician
Working with other musicians, you will learn a music piece, rehearse it, and perform it. In some cases, you may also record the music piece. You can play for many different purposes, for example you can play in a symphony orchestra to play classical music, an orchestra to accompany choirs or other groups, or play for a film soundtrack.
The main duties of a conductor are to set the tempo, keep the musicians unified in the music, and control the sound of the music. The conductor also helps guide the musicians through the musical piece to get the desired sound.
Private Teacher
Private music teachers have the opportunity to work closely with students in teaching a specific instrument. They make sure their students understand what is being taught. Teachers also cater each lesson to every student’s individual needs. 

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Woodwind, Brass or Percussion 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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