The Department of Music offers an integrated program of both standard and commercial instruction. Diverse course offerings, numerous and enriching music activities, challenging ensembles, individual attention from faculty, and innovative flexible degree programs make the Bellarmine University Music Program an attractive choice for student musicians.
Our faculty are active in the music industry as performers, conductors, clinicians, adjudicators, educators, scholars and composers throughout the region, the United States, Mexico, Europe and South America. A number of music faculty perform with The Louisville Orchestra, The Louisville Ballet, The Louisville Master Chorale, The Louisville Vocal Project and numerous chamber groups and companies. Other faculty own their own music business enterprise, are published composers or recording artists and appear as guest musicians throughout the region.
The Bachelor of Music degree (BM) is offered in the areas of: Instrumental Performance, Jazz Studies, Music Technology, Piano Pedagogy and Accompanying, Theory and Composition, and Vocal Performance.
The Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) is offered in the areas of: Instrumental Performance, Jazz Studies, and Vocal Performance.
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