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Music Performance

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Study with artists whose firsthand experience on the stage shapes how they teach and what you’ll learn in the classroom.

Along with individual lessons and classes in theory, you’ll participate in a variety of individual and group performance opportunities such as solo recitals and high-level ensembles.

Top Reasons to choose Music Performance at florida southern college

NASM Accredited

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the Music Department provides a comprehensive and rigorous music performance curriculum that meets national standards.

Artist-Level Faculty

Our faculty bring a combination of academic expertise and extensive performance experience to their teaching. This means you’ll be learning performance techniques from people who know the pressures and joys of being on stage.

Weekly Performance Labs

Opportunities for performance instruction, group recitals, group critiques, single-instrument or vocal ensembles, instruction in pedagogy, and performance sectionals.

Music Programs Thrive on Engagement

Here, you’ll join a community where students and faculty work closely together.

Along with our Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and Jazz Ensemble, we have additional performance opportunities through numerous small ensembles that include:

  • Chamber Singers
  • Choral
  • Clarinet Choir
  • Flute Choir
  • Horn Choir
  • Men’s Chorale
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Saxophone Choir
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Trombone Choir
  • Trumpet Choir
  • Tuba Choir
  • Women’s Chorale

Share the Beauty of Music with the World

In MUC 3372 Theory: Counterpoint, you’ll be focusing on in-depth study of contrapuntal processes based on procedures from 18th-century to current.

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Learn more about Music Performance at the Virtual Day on Campus

Hear from college leadership, faculty, and staff as you learn more about life and learning at Florida Southern College. Academic showcases spanning the breadth of the college's academic offerings will provide you with opportunities to learn more about the Music Performance program.

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Featured Music Performance Faculty

Brian Brink Ph.D.
- Music Department Chair

I strive to engage every student and provide the essential ingredients that will build a strong knowledge base and a foundation for continued learning. Getting to know each student beyond the classroom personalizes the learning and directs my teaching toward their abilities. Whatever a student’s strengths, leading them to search beyond their reach for progressively new skills, is my approach.

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Clubs and More

The Music Educators National Conference student chapter, which all interested music students are encouraged to join; Delta Omicron, an international professional fraternity open to music majors and minors, Phi Mu Alpha, a music fraternity open to anyone with a professional interest in music regardless of major; SoCo Productions, with chapters across the globe for students to explore the music business, and MIC (Media Industry Club), bringing leaders of the music and media industries together.

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Program Information

Admission Requirements

First-Years

All domestic freshman applicants to Florida Southern College’s full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Scholarships

Talent-based scholarships for students intending to pursue a music degree are available through audition.

Due to current campus visit restrictions the remaining auditions are being submitted by video. The updated deadline for video submissions is May 15, 2020.

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