Department Summary

Music at Bradley has a double mission:

  1. To prepare music students for successful careers as teachers or administrators in music; as professional performers; as composers; or as professionals in music related fields such as music business.
  2. To prepare both professional and general students who are not music majors for lifelong pleasure in music.
  • Over 100 music majors and minors.
  • Over 100 concerts, lectures and masterclasses in Dingeldine Music Center each year.
  • An active lists of guest artists each year.
  • Over 350 students in our bands, choirs, and orchestra.
  • Strong Community Involvement with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Peoria Municipal Band, Central Illinois Jazz Society, Central Illinois Youth Symphony.
  • Award Winning; Winner of The prestigious Helen Bartlett Award for Excellence in Service to Students.
  • International; 2012 Bradley Jazz Ensemble Tour of Italy.
  • International; 2013 Tour of Spain by the Bradley Chorale.