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.

Music Majors and Degrees

To help you decide your major and plan the course sequence for your area of study, read more about our music degrees. Learn more: Major Requirements.

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. Learn more about the Furman ensembles.

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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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