Department of Music at Missouri State University - Find Your Forte

Music Performance Undergraduate Program

Considering a major in music performance?

Considering a major in music performance?

Whether you’re a singer, a composer, a pianist or a saxophone player, Missouri State’s music performance program will allow your creativity and talent to flourish. Our multifaceted musical approach allows you to study the art of music from every perspective. Many of our graduates have gone on to successful careers as opera singers, recording artists in jazz and pop, composers of experimental electronic music and more. Many of our graduates have even become university professors after earning their doctorates. Whatever your desired career path, you’ll be given every opportunity to find your forte at MSU.

As a music performance major you will have...

  • One-on-one attention from musicians who are exceptional performers as well as educators, the vast majority of whom also hold doctoral degrees
  • The opportunity to take advantage of a wide range of exciting performance options, from musical theatre to chamber orchestra to opera to marching band and more
  • Access to our well-kept facilities, including our outstanding recording studio and performance halls
  • The ability to engage in every aspect of the art of music
  • Excellent preparation for graduate study in music

Our comprehensive Bachelor of Music degree offers five track options:

  • Composition
  • Instrumental Performance
  • Jazz Performance
  • Keyboard Performance
  • Vocal Performance


Schedule your audition in early spring for fall admission > Audition Request Form