Music, B.M.

The Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree with a concentration in Music Education (new in Fall 2010) provides you with the thorough training necessary to be a successful music educator in the public schools of North Carolina and the region. Graduates will also receive the B.S.Ed. degree.  For more information, please follow this link to the Music Education page.

The Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree with a concentration in Commercial and Electronic Music combines traditional studies in music with courses in music technology, jazz and other popular musical styles, recording arts, music for film and video,and MIDI/synthesis.  This concentration has been revised for Fall 2010, with greater flexibility to meet your individual interests.  Students in this program may gain hands-on experience in WCU’s state-of-the-art recording studio. You can read more about Commercial and Electronic Music here.

The Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree with a concentration in Performance features eight semesters of lessons in your performing area, including two public recitals and opportunities for participation in a wide variety of ensembles. It also includes advanced study in music theory, literature, and performance. Most graduates of this program will go on to further study at the graduate level.


Additional Information

For a quick look at the various music curricula, follow this link to Music Degree Checklists.

For more information on the Commercial and Electronic Music concentration, contact Dr. Bruce Frazier or visit his website.


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