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Music Performance, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, NC,
Elon offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in music performance (instrumental or vocal emphasis) for students interested in graduate school, apprenticeships, applied teaching and performing careers. Performance majors may combine their performance concentration with a minor in jazz studies, music technology or piano pedagogy.


As a music performance major at Elon, you will thrive in an innovative, hands-on curriculum that will provide the knowledge, expertise and guidance to achieve your career goals and ambitions. From your first semester, you will also have the opportunity to join one of Elon’s many performing ensembles and participate in numerous concerts, recitals and stage productions. Elon’s versatile and personalized music performance program will provide a solid foundation in performance technique, music theory and music history.And because classes are small, you’ll receive individual attention from faculty members who excel as performers and scholars. By the time you graduate, you will have built an impressive resume of real-world skills and experiences to help you succeed in a career. At Elon, you will be able to tailor your education experience to your musical passions and career goals. Our students often minor in another area of study and over 70% of our students study abroad.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Materials Of Music I
  • Aural Skills I
  • Aural Skills Iv

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Completed application and nonrefundable $50 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Completed Secondary School Report (included in the application)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35319 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35319 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35319 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35319 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Elon

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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