Perform to Transform


Brevard College’s music program immerses you in your craft, both on and off campus.

You’ll find a vibrant community of student musicians, a world-class performance facility, breathtaking scenery, and faculty who are passionate about your success. 

The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) has accredited Brevard College since 1967.

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Related Programs:

  • Music Education

  • Teacher Licensure

  • Integrated Studies

What you’ll experience in the Music program:

  • Faculty who nurture and challenge, helping you reach your full potential
  • Frequent performance opportunities and enthusiastic support from the community
  • A professional accompanist as part of your applied study
  • Trips to regional conferences, such as NATS, NCMEA, AMS, PASIC
  • A community of collaboration: students and faculty, composers and performers, musicians and actors, artists, poets, and ecologists
  • Rigorous training that will prepare you for grad school, performance, teaching, or careers in other fields

You can pursue:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Education
  • Minor in Music

Career Opportunities:

Here are some samples of the accomplishments and positions held by BC Music graduates:

  • High School Chorus Teacher
  • Middle School Band Director
  • Arts Administrator
  • International Jazz Competition Winner
  • Internationally touring performer
  • Church Organist and Choirmaster
  • Graduate schools: University of North Carolina (Greensboro and Chapel Hill); University of Tennessee; University of Colorado at Boulder; Shenandoah Conservatory; University of Kentucky
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Brevard College proudly maintains a partnership with the nearby Brevard Music Center. For more about the Music Center and the Brevard Fine Arts Community, visit our Town of Brevard Page.

The Paul Porter Center for Performing Arts

This state-of-the-art performance space is an outstanding resource for both the College and the community. It serves as a:

  • Musical performance space for Brevard College productions and students, the Brevard Music Center, the Brevard Philharmonic, and local and regional groups
  • Performance and rehearsal space for Brevard College theatre productions
  • Gathering place for special campus-wide events, celebrations, and galas
  • Learn more about the Porter Center

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  • Instrumental - Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos, Chamber Music, Percussion Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble
  • Vocal - Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Opera Scenes, Musical Theatre

Additional Opportunities:

  • Asheville Lyric Opera
  • Flat Rock Playhouse
  • Brevard Music Center
  • Brevard Philharmonic

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Recognized Honors:

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Brevard College is consistently recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges. The College’s focus on experiential learning, small class sizes, and location the mountains of Western North Carolina near Asheville makes Brevard a top choice college for students around the world.

Brevard College, One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 | 1-828-884-8332
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.