Music Performance

Music performance degrees are designed to provide intense, high-level training that equips graduates to pursue further studies at graduate schools, perform professionally and teach at a variety of levels.  These degrees are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Study of music performance is also an ideal complement to the study of law, medicine, and many other professional and pre-professional programs.

MUSIC PROGRAM MISSION, VISION AND VALUES STATEMENTS

Mission
The mission of the Friends University Music Program is to prepare students for a professional and/or personal life in music. Our passion is to bring music skills, understandings, aesthetic experiences, and appreciation into the lives of our students.

Vision
The vision of the Friends University Music Program is to provide the educational environment in the liberal arts tradition where musical instruction and performance will enhance the student’s artistic development. 

Values

  • High Regard for All:
    In the Friends University Music Program we value community among our students and faculty which fosters respect for and acceptance of all individuals regardless of status, class, gender, and ethnicity.
  • Individual Discipline:
    In the Friends University Music Program we value the discipline of dedicated practice to ensure quality performance in each applied area.
  • Integrity:
    In the Friends University Music Program we value student integrity and commitment to the success of all performing ensembles.

Need more information? Request information now to learn more about the Music Performance bachelor's degree available at Friends University. You can also contact the Admissions Office at 316-295-5100 or learn@friends.edu.