Music BA

Bachelor of Arts in Music

By pursuing this Bachelor of Arts degree, you will become equipped with a strong foundation in music combined with a broad liberal arts core curriculum. Majoring in music allows you to have the choice of a variety of areas of specialization that include keyboard, voice or instrumental applied study, composition or liberal arts. The Music program includes a strong component of music history and theory that will enable you to succeed in a variety of music-related professions. Within this degree, you can also choose to enter the performance/composition track. 

Industry Highlights

Ever-changing opportunities created by technology offer new avenues for consuming music, innovative products, teaching methods and expanding uses of music that translate to new career options in a rapidly changing world.

- MarjoingInMusic.com

Career Opportunities

  • Performance
  • Public or Private Education
  • Composition
  • Church Music
  • Conducting
  • Studio Musicianship
  • Recording

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of our state-of-the-art concert hall, the Fine Arts Hall Auditorium, where they perform recitals and concerts in Savannah's most satisfying performance venue, along with the accessibility of faculty who have varying skill sets with instruments and musical theory.


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