Bachelor of Music
Explore our degree paths in Instrumental Performance, Jazz and American Improvised Music Performance, and Vocal Performance.
From state-of-the-art performance venues to internationally-recognized professors who are innovative musicians, scholars, and composers, the Department of Music at MSU Denver will elevate your musicianship so you can turn your passion into a successful career. Whether you choose to pursue performance, composition, or music education, our diverse curriculum flows through classical, jazz, commercial, and world music to help you navigate the broad range of opportunities that exist for the 21st-century musician.
You’ll enjoy extensive performance opportunities with over 20 different ensembles ranging from choir and orchestra, to big band and mariachi. Our 200+ concerts per year, including our Visiting Artist Series, will inspire and enrich your musical experience.
Music varies from place to place and culture to culture, but we see it as a universal language. We invite you to learn that language, and learn how to share that language, at the most accessible, affordable, and diverse university in Colorado.
For the third annual MSU Denver Day of Giving on March 21st, the Department of Music has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the Dr. Fred Hess Memorial Scholarship. Help us honor the memory of Dr. Hess by making a gift to support this endowment-building memorial scholarship. Donations to this campaign are being accepted now through March 21st.
Please join us for our upcoming fundraising concert celebrating the life and music of Fred Hess:
Date/Time: Thursday, April 18th, 7:30pm
Location: King Center Concert Hall (855 Lawrence Way, Denver, 80204)
Tickets: FREE to the MSU Denver Community
General public: $20, $15, $10
100% of the ticket proceeds go toward the Dr. Fred Hess Memorial Scholarship.