Bachelor of Music, Instrumental Performance

Instrument Performance offers comprehensive course work in solo and ensemble literature with an emphasis on public performances and technique. Students benefit from individual lessons from a world-class faculty along with regular guest masterclasses from professionals in the field.

Talent Requirements for Application

Application to the Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance requires an audition. Applicants can select their audition preference on the Music Supplement (sent 24-28 hours after submitting the University/Common application). Audition requirements vary by instrument.

About Bachelor of Music, Instrumental Performance

Populated by world-class performer-pedagogues, the instrumental studios feature a faculty engaged in preparing students for a life in music. Our distinguished faculty cultivate a collaborative environment tailored to each individual student’s interests. University of Illinois faculty actively create, perform, teach, and present in leading concert halls, festivals, organizations, and institutions, encouraging the next generation of creative artists-citizens through example. Our students are enthusiastically nurtured to be versatile and flexible 21st-century performers, teachers, and innovators.

Performance opportunities include participation in a number of ensembles, including various orchestras, bands, studio and chamber ensembles, and more.


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