Jordan College of the Arts

Music Performance


| Bachelor of Music

Music Performance students choose from concentrations in instrumental, piano, and vocal performance. You will have ample opportunities for performing in world-class venues and will take a diverse array of courses including music theory, aural skills, and basic conducting. You’ll create alongside exceptional faculty and have noteworthy opportunities to perform, study abroad, and interact with local arts professionals. While many graduates of the Music Performance program do pursue graduate school, you will be uniquely positioned to pursue a number of pathways of your choosing.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • MH308, Music in Global Contexts
  • MT201, Music Theory
  • ME330, Self-Representation for Musicians
  • MH305, Music History and Literature
  • MT311, Basic Conducting
  • MT308, Orchestration

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

  • Instrumental
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music Composition
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Voice

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Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.

True innovation in arts education comes from a combination of a liberal arts foundation, personal attention from renowned practicing artists, and opportunities for performance, internships, and community outreach. 

Jordan College of the Arts (JCA) students are challenged from their first days on campus to embrace their individuality and learn their art. Add collaborative partnerships and personalized experiences and students are primed to practice and create their best work. 

Through it all, we create the new artist-citizen. Those who will inspire the evolution of the arts—making our communities, economies, culture, and people better for it.