B.M. in Performance


This degree is designed for students who strive to become professional performers, instrumentalists, or studio instructors. Our degree offers three concentration areas for students to gain in-depth and hands-on experience in their specific area of interest. Concentration areas include:


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Estimated Completion

120 credit hours (4 years)

Application Process

  1. Admission to Tarleton State University – Undergraduate Studies


Locations Available


  • Performing Arts


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Program Objectives

  • Provide students with quality instruction in a friendly, supportive environment that will equip them with a solid music component regardless of their concentration
  • Provide students with a level of personal attention in the classroom that is hard to come by when attending a large university
  • Offer students the opportunity to work in a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility that will give them insight as to how professional performers operate.

Coursework Highlights

ClassNumberClass Name
MUSI2161French Diction
MUSI3116Performance Practices of Ensembles
MUSI3229World Music
MUSI3245Class Composition
MUSI3249Contemporary Music Theory
MUSI3315Developmental Musical Experiences
MUSI3335Choral Techniques
MUSI4213Instrumental Literature
MUSI4242Band Techniques

For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.

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