Bachelor of Music
The B.M. Music Performance Track is for students dedicated to pursuing a career in music performance from symphonies to opera and beyond. Students will work closely with our world-class faculty and have opportunities to participate in a variety of ensembles.
Music Performance students take classes in music theory, piano, music technology, music history, recital performance, conducting and more. Student will also participate in their instruments music studio where they take private and group lessons and have weekly masterclasses. There are also many opportunities to perform in ensembles.
Why study music performance at UCF?
What sets UCF Music apart from other colleges and universities is that there is a thriving entertainment industry in Orlando that provides many opportunities for current students and graduates. There are many local arts groups as well as opportunities within the tourism industry such as theme parks, conventions and special events to gain experience.
B.M. Music Performance alumni have gone on to performance careers such as performing on Broadway productions like Stomp and Beauty and the Beast, playing with renowned orchestras such as the L.A. Philharmonic and Montreal Symphony and touring with legendary bands like the Duke Ellington Band.
UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival ’21 Goes Virtual
February 23, 2021 Jazz is all about improvisation and experimentation — and that is what the annual UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival will do when it improvises and goes all virtual Feb. 26-27.
An Interview with CAH Dean and Professor of Percussion Jeff Moore
January 11, 2021 This month’s publication of School Band & Orchestra features a Q&A with Dean Jeff Moore who also serves as a Professor of Percussion with the UCF School of Performing Arts.
Alexander Bornstein ’09 Talks Composing for New Netflix Animated “Transformers” Series
July 30, 2020 UCF Alumnus Alexander Bornstein ‘09 talks composing music for the new Netflix animated series, Transformers: War for Cybertron.