Bachelor of Music in Performance, Multiple Winds
Designed for students who wish to prepare for a professional performance and teaching career on their major instrument and related instruments (i.e. woodwind specialist, brass specialist). Emphasis is placed on performance in both the major and related instruments but with varying electives. Those who wish to teach in elementary or secondary schools should pursue a curriculum within the Department of Music Education. Applicants must show outstanding ability and well-prepared repertoire; piano study is recommended.
The Bachelor of Music in Multiple Wind Instruments requires a minimum of 131 credits: coursework is 75% within SMTD and 25% within the liberal arts. SMTD coursework to include:
- Private lessons on primary instrument
- Private lessons on secondary instruments
- Music Theory
- Ensemble participation
Degree requirements and term-by-term layout for current students.
From large ensembles in celebrated concert halls to chamber groups in intimate recital spaces, performance opportunities across all disciplines abound, with nearly 900 student performances each academic year. Whether your focus is on early, classical, or contemporary music, whether your passion is for jazz, electronic, or world music, there is an ensemble—or in many cases, multiple ensembles—to suit your interests.