Music Major or Minor

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A) or minor in Music is offered as a liberal arts degree in music, comprised of general education, core music curriculum, and electives. This degree allows students flexibility in enrolling in elective courses to fit a wide variety of interests. It is not uncommon to combine the B.A. in Music with another major.



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All music majors and minors study and must pass basic piano proficiency. Music students also perform in student recitals each semester. Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music also present a 30 minute recital on their applied instrument during their senior year.



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Global Performances

Olivet offers many outlets for students to perform. From on-campus performances to traveling the globe for events, there is no shortage of exciting opportunities to be involved in music. The ONU Tigers Marching Band has performed for the U.S. Presidential Inauguration and the Queen of England at London’s New year’s Day Parade.

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Music Ensembles

Countless music ensembles make up the performance opportunities offered each year. From opera to orchestral, jazz to jam sessions – there’s a place for everyone in the School of Music.

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