The instrumental performance option focuses on a high level of skill in voice, piano, guitar or orchestral instruments with an emphasis on individual and ensemble performance.

An audition is required for entrance to the Performance Option. Applications are available in the Music Office.

  • MUS 222-237 Instrument Instruction (studio), 4 units(1 per semester)
  • MUS 222-437 Advanced Instrument (studio), 4 units (1 per semester)
  • MUS 406/407 Performance Ensemble, 6 units (1 per semester)
  • MUS 334 Fundamentals of Conducting, 2 units
  • Approved electives: proposal by student, approval by Advisor and Department Chair before entry to Upper Div. 2 units (1 per semester)

Option Units: 18 + Core Units: 29 = Total Major Units: 47

All performance majors must perform a Senior Recital.