BM In Commercial Music Artist Development
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
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Jan 18, 2021

Develop Your Own Musical Style with Our B.M. in Commercial Music – Artist Development Degree

Becoming a Christian music artist is a unique calling, and our Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music – Artist Development degree offers the training you need to both develop your own music style and understand the industry. Throughout this degree, you will learn how to plan live performances, create a worshipful experience for your audience, and maintain integrity in the commercial music industry.

At Liberty, our mission is to Train Champions for Christ, and we want to help you use your talents to create artistic music that glorifies God – regardless of genre. Partner with us and make an impact in the commercial music industry.

Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s of Commercial Music in Artist Development Degree?

We are committed to providing the training you need to use your musical talents to glorify God. As one of the top ten largest schools of music in the nation, we offer a variety of classes and opportunities designed to help you gain experience and share your work with the world. During your time at Liberty, you will have opportunities to work with LU Praise, our Liberty Worship Collective, and develop your own album in our state-of-the-art recording facilities.

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 own musical style and abilities.

What Will You Learn in Our B.M. in Commercial Music – Artist Development Degree Program?

Throughout our bachelor’s degree in commercial music, you will learn musical theories and techniques behind multiple music genres, along with the fundamentals of recording and producing commercial music. Our Bachelor of Music program is taught from a biblical worldview, allowing you to explore music as both art and worship. By earning this degree, you can prepare for a career as a singer, songwriter, or musician through hands-on classes, practicums, and internships that will help you gain the experience you need to stand out.

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Featured Courses

MUSC 200 – Music, Art, Worship, and Culture

MUSC 323 – Leadership, Philosophy, Music, and Organization

MUSC 373 – Artist Spiritual Formation

MUSC 379 – Artist Presentation

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Highlights of Our Bachelor’s of Commercial Music in Artist Development Degree Program

  • 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 School of Music’s latest LU Praise album has been nominated for a Dove Award.
  • 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 our School of Music ensembles that range from folk and bluegrass to a cappella and Latino styles.

Our Bachelor’s in Commercial Music Artist Development Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Our B.M. in Commercial Music – Artist Development Graduates

  • Music director
  • Musician
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Worship leader

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
  • Admission essay

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