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Instrumental Performance, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Newburg, KY, United States
Bellarmine University offers both the Bachelor of Music and the Bachelor of Arts degree in Instrumental Performance. Instrumental performance majors take a one-hour private lesson each week plus participate in area assemblies and studio master classes. 

Overview

Both degrees focus on classical and jazz training. However, technique in world and folk traditions are an integral part of the student’s training. In addition to solo recitals, instrumental majors are provided with a variety of playing opportunities including Symphonic Band, Brass Choir, Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Instrumental Ensembles, Jazz Combos, Folk Ensembles and Non-western Music Ensembles.

The Instrumental Performance area is committed to the highest standard of excellence across multiple disciplines, and offers performance opportunities to all instrumental students, regardless of their degree program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Piano Literature
  • Collaborative Performance and Accompanying
  • Piano Pedagogy 
  • Advanced Elementary Music Methods
  • Middle School Music Methods
  • High School Music Methods
  • Vocal Literature
  • Foreign Language Vocal Diction

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • A completed application 
  • A $25 application fee (must be U.S. currency)
  • Certified copies of official school records
  • U.S. law requires proof of the student’s ability to fund the cost of attendance for one academic year. 
  • One letter of recommendation from a former professor or employer attesting to the candidate's educational potential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newburg

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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