Music

Music
Bachelor of Arts

Division of Fine Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Music is one of several Fine Arts degrees offered at YHC. Students develop performance skills with their primary instrument at a high artistic level and gain pedagogical skills in that area as well. Graduates of the program are able to demonstrate the ability to approach musical literature, understand its cultural context, and communicate about it thoughtfully.

The Fine Arts majors are all built on the same liberal arts core and offer students the freedom to pursue a variety of interests.

Music is also offered as a minor; details are below.

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What classes will you take?

  • A diverse set of classes in the liberal arts core
  • Major classes in the Bachelor of Arts in Music, including:
    • Applied Music: Weekly private lessons in Voice, Piano, Trumpet, etc.
    • Music Theory:  The study of the foundations of music
    • Ensemble Participation: College Band, Choir, Piano Ensemble, etc.
    • Music History: The close examination of the development of music and its major contributors

What can you do with a degree in music?

A music major prepares you for a range of graduate school and career options. Music majors are in demand for graduate degrees, not only in music, but law school and medical school. The performance and communication aspects of the music degree prepare students for a career in business or communications as well.

You can also minor in music!

The minor in music is one of several Fine Arts minors offered at YHC. Students develop performance skills with their primary instrument at an artistic level both as a soloist and an ensemble musician.

What classes will you take?

  • Applied Music: Weekly private lessons in Voice, Piano, Trumpet, etc.
  • Music Theory:  The study of the foundations of music
  • Ensemble Participation: College Band, Choir, Piano Ensemble, etc.

What can you do with a minor in music?

A music minor prepares you to enrich your life experience in the arts both as a performer and audience member. The ability to communicate with others in a variety of formats is enhanced by the performance aspects of this minor.

View the minor curriculum here.