Bachelor Of Music In String Performance
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 23, 2021

Grow as a Musician with Our B.M. in String Performance Degree

You love music and want to share that passion as an accompanist, soloist, or maybe even as an instructor. Throughout our bachelor’s degree in music, you can further your skills in the string instrument of your choice by working one-on-one with our distinguished faculty members – who have performed around the world as well as with singers and musicians like Yo-Yo Ma, Stevie Wonder, and Michael W. Smith.

At Liberty, our mission is to help you grow as a musician who leads with integrity in the music industry. Our B.M. in String Performance degree will prepare you to share your love of music in a way that impacts eternity.

Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s in Music – String Performance Degree?

We are committed to providing you with the training you need to succeed in any career you choose in the music industry while using your musical talents to glorify God. Throughout our string performance program, you will learn from faculty members who have performed around the world and hold degrees from some of the most prestigious music schools in the country. As 1 of the top 10 largest schools of music in the nation, we offer a variety of classes and performance opportunities ranging from wind symphonies to jazz ensembles. 

At Liberty, we work to ensure you have the best learning environment possible. We offer state-of-the-art rehearsal, recording, and performance facilities, and our Liberty Music Group publishing company gives you the opportunity to share your arrangements and original music with the world.

What Will You Learn in Our String Performance Bachelor’s Degree Program?

Throughout our B.M. in String Performance degree program, you will learn the basic components of music including harmonic and commercial theory, musicianship, and conducting, so you are prepared for additional in-depth study of string instruments. You will also have the opportunity to work one-on-one with instructors to further your study of the instrument you choose. During your time studying with us, you can take advantage of performing with our symphony orchestra and other ensembles for additional experience. 

Our bachelor’s degree in string performance will help you prepare for a career in the music industry. You will learn how to teach string instruments and conduct ensembles, giving you the skills you need to become a private music teacher or lead a youth or community orchestra. In addition, you will learn about entrepreneurship and the Christian music community, opening the door to pursuing a career as a professional musician.

No matter what you feel called to do with your B.M. in String Performance degree, you will have the opportunity to gain practical, marketable experience through an internship in the field. View our string performance 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 317 – Instrumental Conducting

MUSC 364 – Contemporary Styles Survey I

MUSC 374 – String Techniques

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our B.M. in String Performance Degree

  • We are dedicated to producing graduates of distinction, and our graduates have found careers playing for stars like Carrie Underwood, as Christian singers and songwriters, worship leaders at Harvest Bible Chapel, and conductors leading choir festivals throughout Southeast Asia.
  • Liberty Music Group (LMG) is our School of Music’s professional music publishing and recording company, and this student-run label provides students, staff, and faculty with the opportunity to publish their work.
  • Participate in our School of Music ensembles that perform in styles ranging from folk and bluegrass to a cappella and Latino.
  • Our wind symphony has performed at the CBDNA Southern Division Conference.

Our Bachelor’s in String Performance Degree Program Information

Career Opportunities for Our String Performance Bachelor’s Program Graduates

  • Accompanist
  • Conductor
  • Music therapist (requires graduate study)
  • Professional musician
  • Private music teacher

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.