Truman’s Music Department provides substantial performance and academic background in the field of music. Here, you have the opportunity to receive individual attention while you study the intricacies of music. In addition to private lessons in voice, instrumental, and composition, you can audition to play and sing in as many ensembles as your schedule permits.
Music Programs and Studios
Music students can choose from the band, choral, jazz, and orchestra programs as well as several studios for specific instruments. These opportunities allow you to perform with others and specialize your musical training.
- Music Major, Bachelor of Music with Emphasis Groups
This professional degree requires a high level of proficiency in music. Emphasis groups include Performance and Composition.
- Music Major, Bachelor of Arts (General)
This well-rounded degree includes substantial training on an instrument or as a singer.
- Music Major, Bachelor of Arts (Pre-Certification)
This path trains future music teachers and prepares you for a fifth-year Master of Arts in Education professional teaching degree.
- Music Major, Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts)
Want the flexibility to pursue more than one major? This option is popular for double majors.
- Music Therapy Major, Bachelor of Science
This degree prepares you for the national board certification exam to obtain the credential Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC).
- Music Minor
Enhance your musical knowledge and performance skills.
- Jazz Studies Minor
Learn the fundamentals of jazz and unlock your creative potential.
- Musicology Minor
Explore the history and cultural contexts of music.
- Musical Theatre Minor
Build foundational skills and enhance your knowledge in the areas of music, theatre, and dance.
Professional Learning Environment
Get an inside look at the some of the music facilities in the Ophelia Parrish/Fine Arts Center which is home to the Music Department at Truman.Explore Music Facilities
Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), Truman's music program prepares students to enjoy music on whatever level they choose.