The University of Mount Union’s Bachelor of Arts degree in music is flexible enough to tailor your education to meet your specific needs and interests while providing you with the history, theory, basic musicianship and practical skills necessary to achieve a successful career in music. As a music major, you will be provided with the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of courses and ensembles, from jazz band to keyboard ensemble, as well as participate in performance groups such as Wind Ensemble, Orchestra or Concert Choir.
Music Concentrations | Performance and Composition
By adding a performance or composition concentration you will graduate with the equivalent of a Music Bachelor's of Art in Performance or Composition. The B.A. in music without a concentration can be combined with a host of other degrees and minors to target a specific career path. View music careers below for more information. If you wish to pursue degrees outside of music, but have a passion for music, you should consider minoring. Music majors and minors have the opportunity audition for a generous scholarship. Click on the music auditions link below for more information.
Music Major/Minor Quick Facts
The University of Mount Union Bachelor of Art in Music degrees allows each student to tailor their degree to meet their specific career goals, which sets us apart from large universities.
Students who choose to major or minor in music at the University Mount Union have ample opportunities to showcase their talents outside of the classroom, including:
- Student Showcases which give students a chance to perform in front of an audience filled with faculty members, students, and other members of the Mount Union community.
- The opportunity to join more than 15 performance groups including the Alliance Symphony Orchestra, the marching band, jazz band, the women’s chorus, repertory strings, and many more.
- Extracurricular opportunities like theater productions.
- Membership in student organizations for music students including Mu Phi Epsilon and Kappa Kappa Psi.