Turn Your Passion for Piano into a Career

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Designed with future music teachers and instrumental conductors in mind, the Bachelor of Arts in Music in Piano Performance from Grand Canyon University blends theory and practice to prepare learners for a rewarding career in music education.

Further Your Piano Talents and Teaching Abilities

As you work your way through this music education program, you can expect to grow your creative skills and simultaneously prepare to teach music to others. Develop your performance capabilities by participating in recitals and concerts, and sharpen your musical abilities while receiving private instruction. As you progress through coursework that covers history, theory and teaching concepts, you will develop the skills that you need to pair your passion with purpose and effectively lead instruction in elementary and secondary educational settings.

Master New Music and Teaching Competencies

There are a number of skills that you can look forward to obtaining and honing while completing this instrumental piano degree program. Some of the areas that you will study and practice include dictation, keyboard performance, sight singing, aural skills, educational psychology, conducting, instrumental techniques and methods for music instruction and assessment.

Prepare for a Rewarding Music Education Career

GCU’s BA in Music Education – Instrumental: Piano degree program leads to initial teacher licensure. Its curriculum is in alignment with National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards to ensure you are ready to lead as a highly effective educator.

Do you love sharing your passion for music with others and feel called to pursue a career in education? If so, then Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Music Education – Instrumental: Piano may be the perfect fit for you. You can discover more about our education degree programs

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