Perform, compose, and record.

A professional performance degree allows students to specialize in commercial and contemporary Christian music. It is designed for the aspiring performer, songwriter and recording artist. Through this degree program, students develop solid technique and musicianship; strong performance ability; a working knowledge of current music technology; and a business and promotional plan for their career.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Music
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Music
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Career Opportunities

    • Arranger
    • Music Director
    • Recording Artist
    • Songwriter
    • Touring Artist

    Degree Completion

    Download a sample degree plan for a major in Commercial Music.

  • Interesting Classes

    • Audio Production
    • Music Business
    • Music and Worship
    • Songwriting
    • Tour with Red Letter Edition

    Internship Opportunities

    • Contemporary Music Center: Nashville, TN
    • Lakeshore Arts Alliance
    • Local Area Churches
    • Tour Manager & Coordinator