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 News
September 22, 2016
The Drake University Chamber Choir, choirs from four Des Moines area high schools, and a professional orchestra will perform Gabriel Faure’s well-known Requiem at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
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