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Degrees & Concentrations

Degrees & Concentrations

The Music Department at Avila University offers the following degrees and concentrations. Performance Grant auditions will be held on February 14th-18th, 2019.  Prospective students should contact Dr. Amity Bryson, amity.bryson@avila.edu or Dr. Michalis Koutsoupides, michalis.koutsoupides@avila.edu to arrange an audition.

    

BACHELOR OF MUSIC

Voice Performance - The vocal major is designed to prepare students to enter a variety of fields upon graduation, from studio teaching to graduate school and performance. By focusing on the undergraduate experience and maintaining a close relationship with the theatre department, voice majors have the ability to participate in a wide range of performance opportunities here at Avila.


Collaborative Piano - The piano major is designed to offer many different performance and learning opportunities beyond the studio lessons, reflecting the different types of career paths available to our graduates. By engaging in these experiences, the Avila piano graduate is able to build on the core of music instruction to become a well-rounded musician that employers and graduate schools respect.


Conducting - The conducting concentration focuses on a blend of technique and leadership training to prepare students for multiple career paths in music. Students have opportunities to lead both within and in front of ensembles, developing significant skills of musicality and leadership.

B.A. IN MUSIC

The Bachelor of Arts in Music allows for a more flexible course load and directs students to individual plans of study.

B.F.A. IN THEATRE

A musical theatre concentration is also offered within a theatre degree. More information on the theatre department can be found on the theatre pages.

MINOR IN MUSIC

A music minor is also offered to students who want to explore music while still pursuing another major. Performance grants for minors are offered, and music minors also enjoy the performance opportunities and ensemble participation of the music major.

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