This track is designed for students who aspire to careers in performance, whether as a soloist or as a member of a performance ensemble.
Students in this track complete eight semesters of one-on-one applied lessons on their instrument and participate in various ensembles where performance opportunities abound. In addition, students develop a comprehensive background in the study of music, including theory, history, conducting, and musicians' health and wellness. The track culminates in an hour-long recital in the senior year of study.
The Instrumental Performance track is a professional degree track that focuses on the skills needed to be a successful performer.
Here you can find a complete list of courses required of all Vocal Performance majors. You can also view a sample four-year plan for a typical Vocal Performance student here.
Do you have questions about our Instrumental Performance track? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.