Student plays the violin

Hone Your Musical Talent

Our fantastic faculty helps students refine their technique and enhance their art.

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Student musicians performing

Ensemble Opportunities

Learning to play in an ensemble is extremely important to the professional musician.

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Students playing their instruments

Performance Experience

Nothing compares to the experience of performing live.

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Music Performance

Offered by: Music

Do you love music? Are you passionate about performing and bringing the joy of music to others? The SRU Music Performance program will help you develop your musical performing skills to the highest level-and show you how to put those skills to work through a career in performance or higher education.

Why Choose Music Performance?

You will enjoy dedicated, individualized instruction and mentorship from highly skilled faculty-not from graduate assistants. This program provides an excellent background if you're interested in advanced study leading to a career as a musical performer or educator. SRU students who graduate with this degree have a high rate of acceptance into prestigious music graduate programs.

What Will You Learn?

The Music Performance program will prepare you to work as a professional in the music industry. You'll gain skills in:

  • Solo performance
  • Ensemble performance
  • Implementing technology in music
  • Music entrepreneurship
  • Pedagogy and history of your instrument
  • Professional conduct

Careers In Music Performance

Alumni of SRU's Music Performance program have gone on to:

  • Study in a music graduate programs to prepare for careers as performing artists or university professors
  • Perform in operas and musical theatre productions
  • Perform solo recitals
  • Perform with regional, national, and international ensembles
  • Establish private teaching studios

Clubs & Organizations

  • Mu Phi Epsilon International Music Fraternity
  • Study Abroad Program