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Vocal Performance, B.Mus.

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San Diego, CA, United States
The Bachelor in Vocal Performance at Point Loma Nazarene University is built on a foundation that ensures you will become well versed in written theory, aural skills, and music history, but also offers a specialized curriculum to help you develop expert-level applied music skills in your primary performance area. 

Overview

Do you love the feeling of performing music for others? Are you excited about the idea of elevating your performance skills? If so, a degree in vocal performance may be perfect for you. The Bachelor in Vocal Performance at Point Loma Nazarene University students are well-positioned to succeed as church soloists, choir section leaders, opera singers, and more.You will have the chance to strengthen your vocal skills and expand your range through the nearly endless opportunities to refine and perform your skills. From auditioning for solos at the annual Cider Celebration to choral internships and professional Christmas caroling, there are plenty of ways to get involved on campus and in the local community.

A Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance can lead to careers such as:

  • Vocalist
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Opera or Classical Singer
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Therapist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    47 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Listening 
  • Music History and Literature 
  • World Music
  • Faith, Life, and Music
  • Music Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Submit the Application for Admission
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation (one academic and one spiritual)
  • Submit Two Essays  
  • Pay the $55 Application Fee Online or by Mail  
  • Send Official Transcripts
  • Submit Official Proof of English Proficiency  
  • Request an In-Person, Phone, or Skype Interview (optional but strongly recommended)
  • Submit bank statement(s) or financial support letters
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      36350 USD/year
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    • National

      36350 USD/year
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    General fee: $600/year

    Living costs for San Diego

    • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
      Living Costs

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