Instrumental Music Performance

The School of Music at Western Michigan University offers a Bachelor of Music in instrumental performance

This degree program provides a broad spectrum of performance opportunities and musical experiences to prepare exceptional students for a professional music career and beyond. It is tailored specifically for woodwind, brass, string, and percussion players. Students train directly with studio faculty throughout their time at Western.  

Graduates of the instrumental music performance program can be found performing on stages around the world as soloists and in orchestras, military bands, opera companies, and touring chamber ensembles. Additionally, they are working in music production, arts management, and the recording arts. Many continue their studies and teach at the collegiate level.