Choose from a focus in vocal or instrumental performance and rehearse for your career.
Gain a solid academic foundation built upon studies in music theory and analysis, music history and performance opportunities in both classical and jazz idioms. In the Bachelor of Arts in Music: Performance, students spend their time rehearsing and practicing for the many performance opportunities at Pacific University. Ensemble participation and solo recitals are essential parts of the plan of study. Receive individualized performance instruction and enjoy state-of-the-art facilities — including a 400-seat recital hall, piano lab with Kawai electronic units, a Mac-based MIDI lab, practice rooms with pianos, a percussion studio and rehearsal space that replicates the recital hall. Perform in a wide range of ensembles and travel with performance groups to major cities in the U.S. and abroad. Apply for music scholarships that are available to all students, not just music majors or minors.
The Pacific University Chamber Singers got together — virtually — over the summer to perform A Jubilant Day
Professor William Todd Schultz teaches psychology at Pacific University and has an interest in what makes creative people tick. He has created a playlist which emanates emotional honesty and a level of mild melancholy with moments of hope that some have perhaps been feeling throughout this pandemic.
Aaron Greer teaches anthropology at Pacific University and has given a couple of PUB Night lectures with the Alumni Association. He teaches a course in Pop culture at Pacific and is known to have quite the passion for music, often referencing his vast collection in class. Check out his playlist to pass the time while you shelter-in-place.