Music

The Music program allows you to study music, liberal arts and social sciences and will prepare you for a variety of music-related careers.

In addition to music courses, you’ll take a broad range of liberal studies courses combined with a year of modern language. You'll also take advanced courses in music, develop research skills and complete a final project or paper.

Living in Chicago, you’ll be able to hear live, professional contemporary music performances, such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Lyric Opera of Chicago. You’ll also be able to attend concerts of every genre, including popular music festivals like Lollapalooza and Pitchfork.

Classes

Sample Courses:

  • Aural training
  • Group piano
  • Large or small ensembles
  • Music history
  • Music theory
  • Musicianship
  • Musicology

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Accompanist
  • Arts administrator/management
  • Conductor
  • Music education
  • Music editing
  • Music production
  • Recording
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