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Performance: Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, B.M.

Audition and Declaration Requirements

Furman students intending to major in music must perform an audition and complete a music theory placement examination. Final approval for a music degree takes place during your sophomore year. Learn more about auditions.

General Requirements

The Bachelor of Music in brass, woodwind and percussion performance provides students with an opportunity to perfect their skills through one-on-one instruction and performance studies. Specific courses pertaining to the study of woodwinds and percussion performance are supplemented by the opportunity to participate in Furman’s outstanding instrumental ensembles.

Instruments taught:

  • Flute/Piccolo
  • Oboe
  • English Horn
  • Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
  • Bassoon/Contrabassoon
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Horn
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • Percussion/Drum-set

Course Sequence

See the suggested course sequence for a B.M. in Performance, Winds or Percussion Emphasis [PDF]

Degree Requirements