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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.
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Gain Hands-On Experience
The Bachelor of Music in Wind, Brass, or Percussion Performance provides deep, immersive experience in performance on the student’s chosen instrument. Students pursuing this degree receive detailed, constructive artistic feedback in lessons, masterclasses, and chamber music coaching sessions, and complete a minimum of two solo recitals during their degrees.

Through performances in orchestra, band, and chamber settings, students will learn a variety of repertoire styles and hone their ability to work as collaborative musicians. Performance abilities are further developed through core musicianship courses that prepare students for professional careers or additional graduate-level study.

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.
The Bachelor of Music degree in Winds, Brass, or Percussion 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 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 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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