Music Performance Major

Performing careers require intensive, high-level training. Pianists and vocalists can begin that training by choosing the performance program, which aims to bring students to a professional level of musicianship in order to pursue further study at the master's level, usually required for a successful concert or teaching career.

Bachelor of Music in Music Performance
In addition to College requirements, Music Performance majors must complete:

Music History I & II
Compositional Techniques I
Senior Recital
Compositional Techniques II-IV
Ear Training I-IV
Piano Class I- IV
Form and Analysis I & II
Individual Studio Instruction in Major Instrument

Additional courses are required for Voice or Piano concentrations.
Learning Outcomes for Music Performance Majors (PDF)

In addition to acceptance to Anna Maria College, Music students must be accepted into their chosen program by completing an audition. Please contact Gia Coleman at or (508) 849-3450 for further information or to schedule your audition.

For more information, please contact:
Mary Lynn Ritchey
Associate Professor of Music
(508) 849-3455