About the Program Music (BM/BA)
The Music Program is designed to help build musical skill and artistic performance while preparing students for a wide variety of careers in music. As a Barry student, you can look forward to plenty of performance opportunities, a rich collaborative atmosphere, job opportunities, and personal attention to help you use your talents to excel.
Our dedicated and internationally recognized music faculty members will work individually with students, integrating music theory into their teaching of applied lessons, ensembles, and music core courses.
Students are encouraged to develop skills in critical thinking, writing, and communication in addition to acquiring technological skills that will equip them for future employment in the field. A Music Minor is available, which may include performing ensembles, applied lessons, music theory, and music history courses.
In accordance with the university’s mission, Barry’s music students are committed to providing service, and are involved in exciting collaborative projects with organizations throughout South Florida’s multi-cultural community.
Each degree and specialization adheres to students’ individual interests and educational goals.
Two degrees are available for study in music:
A Barry music student will be given…
Performance opportunitiesThese include weekly forums, master classes, musical theatre and opera productions, choral/orchestra concerts, and student showcases.
Personal attentionPersonal attention that helps develop an intimate student/faculty relationship to best develop skills and improve musical performance.
Job opportunitiesAdditional Job opportunities resulting from the incorporation of liberal arts courses into the music curriculum.
Collaborative atmosphereA collaborative atmosphere that encourages student team-learning and supportive group study.