In recent years, rapid advancement in information technology, radical shifts in global culture, and evolving contemporary popular opinion have drastically redefined the career landscape for the performing musician.
In response to these global circumstances, UMass Lowell seeks to train music performers of the modern era who have developed a sense of personal entrepreneurship that can be applied within both traditional and newly emerging performance contexts. For students who seek careers as a modern day performing musician, UMass Lowell offers a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance in the instrumental or vocal area of their choice.
Please refer to the UMass Lowell online Undergraduate Catalog for information about general requirements for retention and graduation, as well as for courses of study and curricula.
UMass Lowell's Performance Program has a tri-fold mission: