Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music

General

Program Description

The music department offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in music with concentrations in instrumental (strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion) piano, voice. In addition, the music department offers a minor in music in these areas. Music students become versed in music history, theory, and performance. All students are encouraged to take music classes for aesthetic, cultural and artistic development.

Concentrations

  • Instrumental (strings, woodwinds, brass, or percussion)
  • Piano
  • Voice

Audition Requirements

Piano Concentration

  • Major / Minor Scales and Arpeggios (up to 4 octaves)
  • Two contrasting works from different periods
  • Sight-reading

Instrumental Concentration

  • Twelve major scales
  • Rudiments (percussionist only)
  • Two contrasting solos
  • Sight-reading

Voice Concentration

  • Two contrasting pieces
  • Sight-reading
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

Created out of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s desire to educate newly freed slaves, Allen University was founded in 1870 as a private, Christian, liberal arts, Historically Black Colle ... Read More

Created out of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s desire to educate newly freed slaves, Allen University was founded in 1870 as a private, Christian, liberal arts, Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Allen University is named after Richard Allen, the founder of the AME Church. Read less