Band Instrument Pedagogy

Teach instrument skills with a band performance pedagogy degree.

A Bachelor of Music is designed to give you the training and knowledge you will need to teach or perform as a career. Students who plan to teach music in a studio setting rather than a K-12 setting can choose the music pedagogy emphasis with options in either band and string instruments or piano. These degrees stress private instruction, ensemble participation and supportive music courses.

Program Highlights

Career Opportunities

  • Own/Manage Independent Music Studio
  • Own/Manage Community Music School
  • Teaching Private and Group Lessons

Application Requirements

Academic Program Requirements

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“UT Martin has smaller class sizes, which gives more opportunity for one-on-one discussions with professors. ”
Nylan Barr
Nylan Barr
Vocal Performance

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Because we’re part of the University of Tennessee System, UT Martin allows you to take advantage of one of the lowest costs of attendance in the state. And with small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratios, you won’t just be another face in the crowd—you’ll be a valued member of the Skyhawk community.
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Department of Music
Steve Barnett, Interim Chair
16 Mt. Pelia Rd.
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238