Undergraduate Studies

The Bachelor of Music program is a rigorous course of study that prepares students to be leaders in the arts.The curriculum embraces not only the traditional conservatory subjects such as music history and music theory, but also an intensive humanities core, with an emphasis on literature, history, and expository writing.Students learn to become complete artists with a deep knowledge of the world and themselves.

Overview

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Competitions
Ensembles
Master Classes
Office of the Registrar

Classical Majors

Bass
Bassoon
Cello
Clarinet
Composition
Flute
Horn
Guitar
Harp
Oboe
Percussion
Piano
Saxophone
Trombone (and Bass Trombone)
Trumpet
Tuba
Viola
Violin
Voice

Pinchas Zukerman Performance Program

Violin
Viola

Jazz Majors

Bass (acoustic or electric)
Composition
Drumset
French horn (same degree sequence plans as trumpet)
Guitar
Piano
Saxophone
Trombone
Trumpet
Vibraphone
Violin
Viola (same degree sequence plans as trumpet)

Additional programs include:

Barnard College at Columbia Cross-Registration
Distance Learning

The undergraduate program at MSM offers the aspiring professional musician rigorous curricula in performance or composition. The program consists of four areas of concentration: major field of study, course work in music-related subjects, ensemble performance, and humanities.