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Program Overview

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Our Faculty

You will learn and work directly with our welcoming community of faculty. Get to know them.

A bachelor’s degree in music performance may also include a concentration in jazz.

As a student, you will receive intensive training with award-winning jazz faculty who possess a wealth of experience in both performance and teaching.

With an entrepreneurial focus, we’ll provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive musical world.

Classes You Will Take

We offer three distinct sets of courses for a four-year music performance with jazz concentration:

Paying for Your Education

School of Music Scholarships

About 80 percent of Ball State students receive some form of financial aid, and you have hundreds of options at your disposal, including several scholarships just for School of Music students. Find scholarships.

Ready to Apply?

Are you interested in our program? Admission to the School of Music is competitive. As such, we require an audition on voice or a traditional instrument for all prospective students, on top of the university-wide application.

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