UCM Percussion is dedicated to excellence, from the many areas of percussion to music in general. When you attend UCM, you will develop your artistic voice and teaching approaches through the study of percussion at the undergraduate and graduate levels within Western classical, “World,” Jazz and commercial, chamber, marching, large ensemble, and electronic practices. You can also engage in the many offerings of composition, arranging, and instrument building, including drum and mallet instruments.
A piano performance or pedagogy degree at UCM gives you the comprehensive training you need to master the craft of musical storytelling. Individually tailored studies in piano together with coursework in piano literature, piano pedagogy, collaborative playing, music theory, music history, music business, and music technology give you the foundations to take your professional career as far as your dreams and a lot of hard work will lead!