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Our music program is recognized as one of the best and most comprehensive in the nation among liberal arts colleges. We offer both the flexible bachelor of arts in music and the bachelor of music, a professional degree with majors in performance, education, church music, theory, and composition. Both programs feature one-on-one instruction and studies in a broad range of musical genres. So whether you're interested in chamber or symphonic, jazz or opera, classic or contemporary, on any instrument, it's all here at Furman.

Areas OF STUDY

To help you decide your major and plan the course sequence for your area of study, read more about our degrees. Which degree for me?

Course descriptions

Led by a world-class faculty, we offer a rigorous, robust and nationally accredited curriculum. Plan your course.

Performance program

Whether you're interested in chamber music, chorus, symphony or marching band, you'll find a wide variety of performing ensembles at Furman. Join an ensemble.

Master classes

Every semester, a number of internationally renowned artists are invited to present master classes as distinguished visiting faculty or guest artists. Check out our master class artists.

Study away

Italy, anyone? Every year, we take a dozen students on a semester-long trip to Arezzo, Italy. These students are taught both by Furman and Italian teachers in courses that include conducting, music history, and Italian language. Study in Italy.

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Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

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Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

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Our graduate studies program is designed for the professional educator.

We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

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