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Music Performance Programs at Reinhardt University

School of the Arts
Bachelor | On Campus

The Bachelor of Music Performance Program is designed to provide students with extensive training and experience as performers. In addition to the core music courses, students will select an applied area of study from four tracks: Vocal, Piano, Organ, or Instrumental. Graduates of this program may pursue graduate study, offer private studio teaching, or pursue professional performance opportunities.

What You’ll Learn at RU

This degree prepares students for careers in concert or opera performance. While classical training is emphasized, the student will be well-prepared to perform in a variety of styles and genres.

By the time you graduate with a degree in music performance, you will develop:

  • Technical Mastery: Attaining advanced proficiency on their chosen instrument(s) or in vocal technique through rigorous practice and instruction.
  • Artistic Interpretation: Developing the ability to interpret musical scores with nuance, expressiveness, and stylistic authenticity, enhancing their performances’ emotional impact.
  • Stage Presence: Cultivating confidence, poise, and charisma to engage and captivate audiences during live performances.
  • Collaborative Skills: Nurturing the capacity to collaborate effectively with fellow musicians in ensemble settings, demonstrating flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork.
  • Musical Expression: Refining their ability to communicate ideas, emotions, and narratives through music, demonstrating versatility and creativity across a range of musical styles and genres.

Music Performance Classes You’ll Take

Here are just a few of the art classes you will take while pursuing your degree:

  • Music Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Music History
  • World Music

Careers in Music Performance


Average median hourly wage for musicians and singers as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics 


Growth rate for musicians and singers in the workforce, from 2022 to 2032 as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics 

A degree in music performance prepares you for graduate work as well as a variety of careers in visual media including:

  • Musician
  • Singer
  • Band Member
  • Music Producer
  • Music Therapist
  • Instrumental Instructor
  • Session Musician

Music Performance Program Details

Tuition and Fees

Reinhardt’s affordable tuition helps you get the personal attention and real-world experiences that will give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Nearly all students at Reinhardt University receive some sort of financial aid or scholarship. Find out what options you may be eligible for.

Clubs and Organizations

Student organizations and activities round out the total educational program at Reinhardt University. And there is something for everyone, from sports and outdoor recreation, to student government and leadership opportunities, to multicultural and faith-based groups.

Campus Living

Living on campus is an essential part of the college experience and will help you adjust to college life. You’ll have more opportunities to interact with faculty and friends, get involved in activities, and have easy access to classes, the library, performing arts, recreational, and athletic facilities.