We are pleased that you have decided to visit! We are very proud of our talented and dedicated instrumental faculty whose mission is to enrich and inspire the human mind and spirit through the pursuit of excellence in creative activity, teaching, research, and performance. Our new concert hall and other venues are busy with performances by large ensembles, chamber music, and solo recitals. We are pleased to present a wide variety of diverse music performed by students, faculty, and guest artists. The Music Program strives to bring an outstanding selection of musical events to the community, offering several free recitals and concerts every year. See the Program Calendar for a full ECU Music Program calendar. If you have additional questions about Instrumental studies at ECU or you are interested in visiting our campus, please see the Faculty Directory for a full list of the Music Program faculty. We hope you will join us for any of our wonderful concerts!

Instrumental Concentration
This degree prepares students for a variety of careers in music. These career include: Private Studio Instructor, Professional Musician, Accompanist, Composer/Arranger, etc.

Instrumental Teacher Certification Concentration
This degree prepares students to become K-12 music educators.

Instrumental with Elective in Business Concentration
This degree program is meant for those seeking careers in the music industry. Possible career fields include: Talent Agent, Concert Promoter, Music Business Consultant, Record Company Executive, Music Publisher, Tour Coordinator, etc. This degree is fulfilled by completing a Bachelor of Science in Instrumental Music with a Minor in Business Administration for Music Majors. 

Minor in Business Administration for Music Majors - 070D

      One of the following:

  • ACCT 2003 Fin & Mgrl Acct for Non-Bus Majors
  • BUS 1113 Intro to Business

      Required Courses:

  • MGMT 3013 Principles of Management
  • MIS 1903 Computer Business Applications
  • MKTG 3313 Principles of Marketing
  • MKTG 3353 Retailing and eBusiness Management

Three hours Accounting or Business Administration . Upper Level courses or COMM 3243 (ORGL courses do not count as Electives).
 Minimum Total: 18 Hours

This degree is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. The standards for this accreditation can be viewed on the NASM website here.

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Dr. Nick Meyers
Director, Bands & Percussion
Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center
Room 149