Become an innovative music professional through our dynamic jazz education program that will allow you to improvise, compose, produce, arrange and engineer while pursuing a global academic education.
A bachelor of music with an area of emphasis in jazz studies provides the foundation to master your primary instrument and bring out the music inside of you. Enjoy unique educational experiences and performing opportunities with diverse ensembles. Find your home in our one-of-a-kind Greene Street Jazz Church. An audition is required.
Fuse performance, composition and arranging into a study plan that prepares you for the professional performance world.
Become solid in the fundamental skills of ear training, keyboard technique, music theory and arranging.
Work with our world-class faculty, and enjoy the many opportunities to perform in our first class facilities and venues.
Foster your creative learning, skill development and personal exploration through Spark: Music Leadership at Carolina.
What You’ll Study
Perform music and study jazz theory, aural skills, music history, improvisation and jazz literature. Work with digital technology to create and produce music. Participate in jazz or other ensembles, and collaborate with other students and visiting artists. Demonstrate fundamental piano skills and perform juried exams.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Presenting oneself creatively through a specific medium to an audience
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Understanding what others are saying to facilitate effective communication
Building relationships and making connections with others to advance personal or professional goals
Attention to Detail
Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.