Majors

Majors

The Honors Music Program offers majors in Instrumental or Vocal Performance, Composition, and Musicianship Studies with multiple avenues of study ranging from rigorous conservatory preparation for students pursuing advanced study or degrees in music to divisions designed for students interested in supplementing their current musical studies all within a supportive and vibrant community. Students may apply for a double major in two instruments or one instrument and composition.

Program Divisions

Pending on audition results, students enroll in one of three divisions of personalized study. Accepted students may audition for a promotion to another division after one year of study within the program.

Young Artist (YA)

Designed for exceptional Performance and Composition Majors seriously committed to a comprehensive study of music, the Young Artist division offers a performance oriented track with three to four weekly courses from the core curriculum and major specific studies. Students perform in four Performance Classes, two Solo Recitals, two Chamber Recitals, and a Jazz Showcase. YA Majors prepare a solo program or composition portfolio for annual evaluation by a panel of Conservatory Faculty. Read More

Young Musician (YM)

Created for the advancing Performance Major, the Young Musician division offers two to three weekly courses from the core curriculum as well as Chamber Music and Jazz. Students perform in four Performance Classes, two Chamber Recitals, and a Jazz Showcase. YM Majors prepare for an annual performance evaluation by a panel of Conservatory Faculty. Read More

Young Music Scholar (YMS)

A non-performance-oriented program for Musicianship Study Majors interested in enriching their music education. Students are offered two weekly courses from the core curriculum. This division accepts students based on a private teacher recommendation and an interview with the Honors Music Program Director. Read More