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Bachelor of Arts


Become a skillful, well-versed musician with a Bachelor of Arts in Music at CSP. You’ll build the necessary musical skills, both composition and performance, to have a career as a professional musician in any number of settings.


Program Length

44 Credit Hours


On Campus

The Music BA at Concordia empowers musicians to strive toward concentrated degrees depending upon their instrumental and musical interests. Degree tracks include performance, music theory and composition, and music history.

Students who complete the program will be prepared for graduate work in music and employment in musical roles as performers, composers, and private teachers.

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Program Details

Hone your craft and dive deep into your desired musical concentration at CSP. With specialzied tracks available, the program enables you to focus on your preferred career path and be supported the whole way.

Students in the Music program find new inspiration and amplify their creativity, analytical, research and writing skills while studying music performance, programming, analysis, composition, history, literature, education and worship music. This all-encompassing approach helps create deeply meaningful expressions through music.

Your senior presentation engages all of the skills you’ve mastered in the program as you’ll plan, promote, and present a recital of your own personal work. That experience, paired with a relevant internship, ensures that you’re well-equipped for the real world.

The major prepares students for graduate work in music or other fields and employment as entry level music performers, composers, and private teachers.

meet our faculty

Our world-class faculty use their decades of experience to nurture your success from the first day of class all the way to graduation— and beyond.

Dr. David Mennicke

Professor of Music, Director of Choral Studies

Monica Murray

Professor of Music

career support

The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.


CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions & Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students in the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness.

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