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The music performance program is a conservatory program set within a dynamic university. Students have an opportunity to grow in performing through expert teachers from the Philadelphia area, and hear world-class performances at the University, in Philadelphia and New York City.

Fall 2021 undergraduate start date: August 30, 2021

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Programmatic Credits


Standard Completion Time:

4 yrs


Why Study Music Performance?

Music Performance is a degree for 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 Study Music Performance at Cairn?

  • Cairn offers a conservatory program within a dynamic, Christ-centered university experience.
  • Students have opportunities to study both on campus and throughout the Philadelphia region.
  • University ensembles include the symphony orchestra, wind ensemble, chorale, and opera theatre.
  • On-campus learning includes master classes, studio classes, chamber ensembles, and the David Kim Ochestral Institute of Cairn University.
  • Cairn is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia and just over an hour from NYC.

Career Paths

  • Manhattan School of Music
  • Peabody Institute of Music
  • Juilliard
  • Indiana University
  • University of Maryland
  • Orchestral Positions
  • Theatre Positions
  • Arts Management

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At a glance

Program Credits


Standard Completion Time

4 yrs

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