Students in LMU's Music major are given the necessary tools to pursue music as a career or enrich their lives through the study of music or its performance. The major provides a balanced program that includes musicianship, historical perspective, and musical performance. Students receive individual attention from professors through small classes and private lessons in voice, piano, guitar, string instruments, and percussion. The curriculum is a rigorous program that combines learning about the structure and story of music with opportunities to perform great music.