Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance


Nyack’s bachelor’s degree in Voice  is designed to prepare qualified students for professional performance in classical singing, graduate study in performance, or teaching privately.

Why Study Voice at Nyack?
  • Top professional studio voice teachers

  • Outstanding opera program with annual productions

  • Extensive training in diction, literature, and pedagogy

  • Training for soloists, studio teachers, worship artists, and conductors

  • Performance opportunities in the New York Metropolitan area

  • Music electives that provide the freedom to focus on individual interests

What Will I Study?

Nyack’s Voice majors take courses in the liberal arts and sciences, Bible and Christian ministry, and the following music components::

  • Music Theory, Analysis, and Ear Training

  • Music History and Literature

  • Music Technology and Studio Recording

  • Music and Worship

  • Composition, Orchestration, and Improvisation

  • Private Applied Lessons

  • Performance: Individual (Junior and Senior solo Recitals) and Ensemble

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Nyack’s Voice program are well prepared for auditions, professional music competitions, teaching privately, performing as a freelance soloist, and continuing their studies at the graduate level.  

Our Graduates

Our recent voice graduates have gone on to excel in graduate studies as well as the following professions:

  • Young Artist at a professional opera company

  • Church Soloist

  • Private Studio Teacher

  • Freelance Performer


NASM* (National Association of Schools of Music) 

*Rockland Campus Only 


“My experience at Nyack College has stretched me in many ways. I have been challenged to strive for musical excellence and honor God with my abilities.  Though God has gifted me with musical talent, I am responsible for being a good steward and growing.  Nyack’s School of Music  has enabled me to recognize this and be a light to the world.” Nathalie Alcime, Class of 201