Majors, Minors & Concentrations

Students desiring a major in Music must have the approval of the Music Department prior to registration. An audition is required before consent can be granted. Applicants should contact the Music Department to arrange for an audition or to obtain permission to submit an audio or video recording in lieu of an on-campus audition.

Bachelor of Music in Applied Music

Bachelor of Music Education

Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in Business

Bachelor of Arts in Music

Music Minor

Jazz Studies Concentration

Areas of study and individual lessons:

  • Bassoon
  • Cello
  • Clarinet
  • Composition
  • Euphonium
  • Flute
  • French Horn
  • Guitar
  • Harp
  • Horn
  • Jazz bass
  • Jazz drums
  • Jazz guitar
  • Jazz piano
  • Jazz wind instruments
  • Oboe
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Saxophone
  • String Bass
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Voice
Fine Arts Events
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Fine Arts News
June 11, 2015
Zenith Chamber Music Festival features free, daily performances at four locations in Des Moines. Zenith is scheduled for August 18-21 and is hosted by Drake University.
April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015
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