The Bachelor of Music in Performance degree program features extensive private applied instruction by a specialist on each instrument or voice. Many performance opportunities are included in the four-year curriculum, ranging from solo recitals to large and small ensemble participation. Only the most proficient undergraduate musicians are accepted into the Performance degree option and graduation from this program indicates that the student has achieved a high degree of musical achievement. Seven options exist in this concentration: Jazz Studies, Orchestral Instrument, Organ, Piano, Piano Pedagogy, String Pedagogy, and Voice.

In order to complete the Performance concentration using the core, students must select from one of the following options: Orchestral Instrument, Organ, Piano, Piano Pedagogy, or String Pedagogy. The complete program is 120 credits, 42 of which are to be upper-division (300-400 level).