Music Performance (BM)

Refine your skills, knowledge, and passion for music with an in-depth study of music theory and performance.

Why Music Performance?

A degree in Music Performance equips students who are interested in furthering their understanding and refining their ability in music. An in-depth study of music theory and performance develops the student into a well-educated and practiced individual. This degree prepares an individual for further musical studies at the graduate level and professional orchestral performance.


Why Music Performance at Cairn?

  • Take part in a conservatory program within a dynamic, Christ-centered university experience
  • Study both on campus and throughout the Philadelphia region
  • Join University ensembles such as the symphony orchestra, wind ensemble, chorale, and opera theatre
  • Choose your focus on Piano, Voice, Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Organ, or Guitar
  • Develop under the direction of faculty who are accomplished musicians and educators


Career Paths

  • Graduate studies at Manhattan School of Music, Peabody Institute of Music, Juilliard, Indiana University, or University of Maryland
  • Professional orchestral positions
  • Theatre positions
  • Arts management