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Department of Music Academic ProgramsB.M. Composition, Performance, Music Industry

BM Composition

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The ODU Bachelor of Music in Composition program focuses on the development of analysis, composition, and computer skills is based on a comprehensive study of the theoretical background of music from all periods and various cultures.

Are you fascinated with how music makes a game or movie come alive?

Do you have musical ideas but struggle to communicate them to others?

Do you want to learn how to quickly get your musical ideas in a form that can be played by musicians?

See what this degree is all about! View the official BM Composition degree requirements in the ODU Catalog.

BM Performance

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The ODU Bachelor of Music in Performance prepares students for the high level of musicianship and professionalism expected in multiple genres of music. The emphasis is on developing individual musicianship through applied music lessons and participation in a variety of ensembles along with a foundation in music theory and history.

See what this degree is all about! View the degree concentrations below and the official BM Performance degree requirements in the ODU Catalog.

Vocal and Instrumental Areas Include:

BM Music Industry

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Students pursuing the Bachelor of Music, Music Industry degree will have hands-on experience with state-of-the-art existing and emerging technology, thorough grounding in the fundamentals of the theory, the practice, and the artistry involved in live sound, sound recording, and music production, and through field-specific practicum and coursework will gain an understanding of the inner workings of the music industry. The program's focus on the mastery of musical skills as well as the practical, technical, and business aspects of the music industry will provide an excellent level of preparation to pursue a career in the field.

See what this degree is all about! View the official BM Music Industry degree requirements in the ODU Catalog.