Explore the many opportunities to perform and collaborate with other musicians all while learning from internationally recognized performance faculty.
The BMus program in performance with a concentration in voice focuses on the study of vocal technique, literature and performance while emphasizing the skills necessary to pursue a career as a professional classical singer. The program provides extensive performance experience and opportunities to explore many different singing styles.
At A Glance
Performance (Voice), BMUS
- Offered by: Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
- Location: Tempe
- Second Language requirement: Yes
- First Required Math Course: MAT 142 - College Mathematics
- Math Intensity: General
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While circumstances vary between students and their paths towards graduation (utilizing placement testing to fulfill required math or foreign language courses, fulfilling multiple General Studies requirements with one course, etc.), completing the courses listed in a major map fulfills all of the requirements for graduation.
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Important: Applicants must submit an ASU application for undergraduate admission in addition to a separate School of Music, Dance and Theatre application. Students should visit https://musicdancetheatre.asu.edu/admissions/music/undergraduate-steps-to-apply for details. Admission to the School of Music, Dance and Theatre is based on an audition. Auditions take place on campus in November (spring admission) and in January and February (fall admission) of each year. Applicants may review audition information at https://musicdancetheatre.asu.edu/admissions/music/undergraduate-auditions.
Admission to the music program is highly selective and based on an audition process. Students are admitted as music audition students and must successfully complete the audition before enrolling in music major courses. Upon admission to both ASU and the School of Music, Dance and Theatre, the applicant's major will be changed to music. In the event an applicant is admitted to ASU but not to the School of Music, Dance and Theatre or misses the audition deadline, the student will remain as a music audition major and will need to successfully pass the music audition milestone in the first semester in order to gain admission into the program.
Application Deadlines: Students should visit https://musicdancetheatre.asu.edu/admissions/music/undergraduate-deadlines-fees for complete music deadlines.
Spring admission: The deadline to apply for admission to this program is October 15.
Fall admission: The deadline to apply for admission to this program is January 5.
Graduates are prepared to work in various professional and entrepreneurial capacities, including:
- performing as a soloist, stage performer, choral singer or freelance musician in venues such as art galleries, churches, clubs, cruise ships, resorts, restaurants and theme parks
- presenting school programs or state or community arts councils as artist-in-residence
- recording and studio work
- teaching in a private studio and community program
- working in music-related fields such as media production, music business, publishing, marketing or arts administration
Many graduates pursue a master's degree or a doctorate in music or another professional field.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
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