— Samantha Trulock '14
Rehearse for your career with a major in music performance with an emphasis in vocal, piano or instrumental performance.
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.
Music Training & Performance
Receive individualized performance instruction with faculty members and adjunct instructors. Perform in a wide range of ensembles and enjoy award-winning facilities — including a 400-seat recital hall, a 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. Travel with performance groups to major cities in the U.S. and abroad.
The Metropolitan Laffont Competition has chosen Grace Weaver, Pacific music instructor, as the winner of the Idaho-Montana District competition. She will be proceeding to the 2024 Regional Competition in Seattle!
Music was a powerful force as Cody Mills '20 transitioned from military life to civilian life. Now a graduate of Pacific's music therapy program, Mills uses the power of music to help others.
Pacific University's Music Department presents a special concert on Veterans Day featuring the award-winning Oregon Symphonic Band in McCready Hall.