Program Requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Music

NOTE: This degree does not offer a performance major. No performance audition is required. Learn more about the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree here.

The applicant must be able to read music and submit the following online by October 15 (Early Decision) or December 1 (Regular Decision):

  • An example of musicianship on the applicant's primary instrument, such as a recording or video of one piece. The instrument must correspond with the instruments/voice parts that comprise Bienen School of Music ensembles. 
  • Five-page essay on a musical topic relevant to the applicant’s interests
  • One-page statement of purpose on the intended area of specialization