Bachelor Of Music In Vocal Performance
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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
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Aug 19, 2024

Find Your Unique Style with Our Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance Degree

Are you looking to enhance your vocal talent and earn a college degree in an area that interests you? Our Bachelor of Music (BM) in Vocal Performance degree provides the foundational training you need to perform in a variety of genres and discover your own unique style.

Throughout our vocal performance bachelor’s program, you can study one-on-one with our distinguished faculty members, who are committed to mentoring you as you further your vocal skills and enter the world of music performance. As one of the largest Christian universities in the world, our bachelor’s degree in vocal performance can prepare you to be a Champion for Christ in the music industry – wherever God calls you to perform.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s BM Degree in Vocal Performance?

We are committed to providing you with the training you need to succeed in any career you choose in the music industry. 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. Our classrooms, rehearsal and recording spaces, as well as our performance facilities, are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, all of which you have access to use throughout your time studying with us.

At Liberty, you can learn from faculty members who have earned their degrees from some of the most prestigious music schools and have performed around the world. They can teach, mentor, and guide you as you complete your degree.

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

Throughout our bachelor’s degree in vocal performance, you can study harmonic theory, musicianship, music technology, and piano techniques so that you are prepared for a wide range of career opportunities in the music industry. You can work one-on-one with an instructor throughout your degree program to increase your vocal technique and performance skills as well as participate in a variety of choral ensembles.

To prepare you for more specialized vocal performance careers, you will take two semesters of opera and a foreign language, in addition to studying solo vocal literature and presenting a senior recital showcasing your vocal skills.

View our Vocal Performance Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

MUSC 316 – Choral Conducting

MUSC 330 – Music Technology 1: Notation

MUSC 393 – Vocal Diction

MUSC 408 – Vocal Pedagogy

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Highlights of Our BM in Vocal Performance Degree Program

  • We are dedicated to producing graduates of distinction, and 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 the 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, and 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 in Vocal Performance Degree Program Information

Potential Careers for Our BM in Vocal Performance Graduates

  • Choral conductor
  • Opera singer
  • Professional recitalist
  • Professional voice 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)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

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