Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Music - Voice Performance

Richmond, VA USA

Style & Level

Musical Theatre

Quick Facts

  • Total Number of Faculty: 6 - 10
  • Degrees Offered: Bachelors
  • In-State Tuition (per semester): $5,001 - $10,000
  • Out-of-State Tuition (per semester): $15,001 - $25,000


The Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance/voice will teach you how to develop the skills, concepts and sensitivities that are essential to being a professional musician. Included are courses in music theory, aural skills, music history, conducting and applied study in your principal performing medium. As a voice student, you will participate in weekly masterclasses, which serve as informal performance laboratories. Music majors also attend weekly convocations that offer students an opportunity to perform in a concert setting. In addition to the core curriculum, you will take additional courses in song literature, voice pedagogy, opera theater, lyric diction and foreign language.

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