Music

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Music (B.M.)
  • Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)
  • Minor

The Department of Music and Dance is a center for artistic excellence in musical performance, teaching, and scholarship.

Program Offerings at Grand Valley

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in music promotes the study of music within the context of a liberal education curriculum.
  • Bachelor of Music (B.M.) is designed for students with exceptional ability and particular interest in performance.
  • Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.) prepares students to teach music and meet certification requirements for Michigan's elementary and secondary schools.

A minor is also available.

Why Study Music at Grand Valley?

  • As an undergraduate-only program, our students have greater opportunities to learn and perform.
  • Because of our small class sizes, faculty members devote careful attention to each student's unique talent and needs.
  • Our professors are performers, international competition winners, conductors, composers, theorists, scholars, and acclaimed teachers.
  • Grand Valley is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

I was more than prepared for teaching music after graduating from GVSU.

DANIELLE GROSS
MUSIC EDUCATION ALUMNA

GVSU goes out of their way to help their graduates find and land a job.

LISA CAMELLERI
MUSIC EDUCATION ALUMNA

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