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Music – Music Industry Concentration, B.A.

Music – Voice Performance Concentration, B.A.

Music Minor


    Film Studies Program
    Mass Communication Program
   Theatre Arts Program
    Visual Arts Program


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Dillard University Music Program

Whether you dream of performing on grand stages, composing groundbreaking music, teaching future generations, or making an impact in the music industry, the Dillard University School of Music will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to make your mark.

Our program is designed to equip you with a solid foundation in music theory skills, complemented by a comprehensive liberal arts education, providing you with the tools to launch a successful career, pursue graduate studies, or enter professional programs.

As a student in our program, you’ll have numerous opportunities to showcase your talents through performances, recitals, and collaborations with fellow musicians. You’ll be immersed in a supportive community that values artistic expression and fosters an environment of creativity and collaboration.

Learn more about earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music or a Music Minor from Dillard University. Visit the Dillard University School of Humanities.

Start your academic  journey at Dillard University, Louisiana’s oldest HBCU.

Program Contact

School of Humanities
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans Louisiana 70122

Ph. (504) 283 – 8822

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Music Degrees and Programs

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At Dillard, we believe that music has the power to transform lives and transcend boundaries. Be part of a musical journey that not only shapes your future but also enriches the cultural landscape of our campus, the vibrant city of New Orleans, and the entire nation.


Dillard’s music industry concentration

  • provides the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the industry through:
    • legal,
    • business
    • marketing classes

Vocal performance concentration is

  • a four-year training process that prepares students for a career in
    • entertainment and
    • music education

The English programs and organizations are dedicated to building students’ leadership and intellectual skills outside of the classroom. Those organizations include:

In our program, you will embark on a transformative journey that equips you with a solid foundation of music theory skills and a comprehensive liberal arts education, setting the stage for successful careers, advanced studies in graduate school, or professional programs.

Our curriculum encompasses a broad range of musicology, allowing you to explore diverse musical genres, styles, and traditions. Whether your passion lies in classical, jazz, gospel, or contemporary music, our program provides you with the necessary knowledge and training to excel. With a focus on both theory and practical application, you’ll have the opportunity to effectively train with the instruments of your choice, honing your skills and unleashing your musical potential.

Join Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana and become part of our community of leaders, thinkers, and artists.

Learn more about the admissions process and get started today.