The Bachelor of Music, Performance Concentration is a professional degree that prepares students for potential professional careers in the music and creative industries as performers, entrepreneurs, and private music teachers. It also prepares students for continued study at the graduate level. The curriculum provides a strong foundation in music history, music theory, and performance, with many opportunities for performance, including large and small ensemble participation as well as solo recitals.
In order to complete the Performance Concentration, students must select one of the following options:
- Jazz Studies Option
- Orchestral Instrument Option
- Organ Option
- Piano Option
- Voice Option
- Piano Pedagogy Option (No new students are being accepted to this option.)
- String Pedagogy Option (No new students are being accepted to this option.)
In addition to applying to CSU through the Office of Admissions, a successful audition with CSU Music faculty is required for entrance into the B.M. in Music. Please visit Music Audition Information for more information.
Music Program Fee
A music program fee is assessed with undergraduate and graduate music majors and minors, per semester. The fee does not apply to the following students: online degree students, summers-only master's degree students, music therapy students in an internship off-campus, music education students who are student teaching off-campus, and music minors who are not actively enrolled in any lessons or ensembles. Please visit the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for special course fees.