BA In Music Vocal
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Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
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Aug 23, 2021

Use Your Talent to Impact Culture with Our Bachelor of Arts in Music – Vocal Degree

Build the foundational training you need for a successful musical career by earning a liberal arts degree like our Bachelor of Arts in Music – Vocal. In addition to vocal training, our B.A. in Music degree surveys music history, film, philosophy, and other disciplines, allowing you to identify the impact each has had on the development and consumption of music. You will also study a foreign language, preparing you for further ministry and performance opportunities.

Our bachelor’s in vocal performance degree is designed to not only help you become a better singer but to also understand music’s cultural context and impact, so you are prepared to create meaningful music that reflects the love and glory of God – regardless of genre. 

Why Choose Liberty’s B.A. Degree in Music – Vocal

We are committed to providing you with the training you need to use your musical talents to glorify God. We offer state-of-the-art classrooms, rehearsal, recording, and performance facilities where you can gain the practical experience you need for your musical career.

Our faculty members have earned their degrees from many of the most prestigious music schools in the nation, and they work to ensure you have the classroom environment you need to develop your musical style and skills. As 1 of the top 10 largest schools of music in the nation, we offer a variety of classes and performance opportunities from opera workshops to our Chamber Singers ensemble.

What Will You Learn in Our Vocal Music Bachelor’s Degree Program?

In our B.A. in Music – Vocal degree program, you will study philosophy, a foreign language, and take a literature or cultural studies elective providing the basis of your liberal arts degree and helping you view music within the larger context of society as a whole. As a music major, you will study harmonic theory, musicianship, music technology, and train on a primary and secondary instrument so you will be prepared for a wide range of careers.

If you choose to pursue our vocal performance specialization, you will have the chance to work one-on-one with an instructor to increase your technical and performance skills. You will also have opportunities to participate in a variety of voice or instrument ensembles. As a senior, you will participate in a senior recital showcasing your voice in solo performance experiences.

View our Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music’s Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

MUSC 200 – Music, Art, Worship, and Culture

MUSC 330 – Music Technology 1: Notation

MUSC 393 – Vocal Diction

MUSC 408 – Vocal Pedagogy

Degree Information
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Highlights of Our B.A. in Vocal Music Performance Degree

  • We are dedicated to producing graduates of distinction. Our graduates have found careers as musicians playing for stars like Carrie Underwood, well-known Christian singers and songwriters, worship leaders at Harvest Bible Chapel, and conductors leading choir festivals throughout Southeast Asia.
  • Our LU Praise choir has performed for the President of the United States and as one of three choirs chosen to represent the American Choral Directors Association in China.
  • Liberty Music Group (LMG) is our School of Music’s professional music publishing and recording company. This student-run label provides students, staff, and faculty with the opportunity to publish their work.
  • Participate in a variety of our School of Music ensembles that draw on folk and bluegrass, a cappella, and Latino styles.

Our Bachelor’s Degree in Music – Voice Program Information

Career Opportunities for Our B.A. in Vocal Music Graduates

  • Opera singer
  • Oratorio
  • Professional recitalist
  • Professional voice teacher
  • Professor of music (requires a graduate degree)

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.