Bachelor of Music

Career Objectives

Contribute with musical creation and research to culture, teaching and communications services.

Professional Profile

This professional has a broad knowledge of history and universal music heritage, mastering the fundamental aspects of musical language, composition and practical instrumental and vocal performance.

He has the necessary knowledge to approach the critical study of pedagogical disciplines and the continuous changes in his discipline in the current and future world.

With the Bachelor of Music he will be able to opt for:

Master and PhD in Music

He can access the qualification in pedagogy, which will grant him the degree of Bachelor of Education and the title of Music Teacher.

Or enter the world of work.

Specific tasks or activities carried out in the profession

He creates musical compositions.

He develops *orchestration and *musical arrangements.

He teaches music at all the educational levels.

He performs using different musical instruments such as: piano, harp, guitar, organ, percussion, violin, viola, violoncello, etc.

He creates and leads from school choirs to *symphonic choirs.

He teaches workshops leading musical development processes, combining tradition and innovation.

He integrates *chamber *orchestras or other different genres.

He conducts regional and national music research.

He performs as a cultural manager, critic and organizer of musical programs in media.

He performs the musicalization of images for the film and video industry.

He contributes with his musical creation to *advertising jingles and *musical interludes for product promotion.

He performs as *music producer, where he carries out composer, *arranger and *director functions.

He gives musical advice to singers in the preparation of their auditions.

He performs artistic and cultural extension *functions in Universities, spreading the musical culture.

As a member of committees, juries or through the preparation of reports, he advises the Ministry of Education, universities and private cultural corporations.

He carries out Music Therapy, where he uses music with *therapeutic purposes.

Occupational Field

Cultural Centers

Educational Establishments



Academies of Music

Radio Stations

Television stations

Musical Production Workshops

Art Schools


Private Cultural Corporations

Audiovisual Communication Companies

Advertising Companies

Recording Studios

Free exercise of the profession in the artistic field

Estimated time of College years

4 to 5 years

Main courses considered in the study plan

Professional Area



Language Workshop


Interpretation Problems

Music in the country and America

History of Music




Instrumental Performance

*Music Reading and Writing

Creation Workshop

Cultural Management


Instrumental Performance

*Musical Composition

Musical Performance: Singing

Choral Conducting

*Orchestra Conducting

*Music Theory


Vocation, Skills and Interests required in the candidate for this career


Sensitivity towards arts

Music enjoyment

Motivation for the fidelity of sound

Interest in communication through music

Ability to master the musical language

Willingness to perform


Good auditory perception

Sense of rhythm and coordination

Sense of tuning and harmony

Performance ability in music

Ability in musical expression

Ability to come up with musical ideas


Want to create a composition based on audio material to revive sensations and emotions that make people dream and tremble for a more joyful and meaningful life.

Or any specific dream or longing which feels involved or oriented towards this direction.

Candidate Personality

Adaptation to teamwork


Work Scope


Related Careers

Musical Production, Music Educatio

Glossary of Terms

*Analysis: Knowledge and application of different musical analysis methods.

*Music arranger: Person who carries out the task of musical arrangements.

*Musical Arrangement: Work where the musical elements of a piece of music are recombined without losing their origin.

*Composition: Musical creation.

*Counterpoint: Harmony of opposing voices.

*Symphonic Choirs: They are choirs composed of 50 to 100 voices.

*Musical Interlude: Music that accompanies or "dresses" a program or show, whether in radio, video, live, television, etc.

*Music Director: The person in charge of the direction or coordination of music, whether orchestra conductor, choir director, band director.

*Artistic and Cultural Extension functions in Universities: Programs which purpose is the communication of universities with their environment, seeking the general good of the community through the dissemination of art, knowledge, as well as service activities.

*Jingle: It is a sung advertising message.

*Music Reading and Writing: Reading and writing of sheet music.

*Musicology: Music research of styles, periods and places.

*Organology: It is the study of musical instruments in terms of their history, social function, design, construction and performance.

*Orchestra: It refers to the group of musicians playing together, with a formation of more or less standard instruments (the exact number depends on the type of music).

*Orchestration: Possibilities and combinations of different musical instruments in *chamber and *symphonic orchestras.

*Chamber Orchestra: Musical work composed to be performed by a group of performers.

*Symphonic Orchestra: The symphonic orchestra is a musical group that has instruments of all families (woodwind, brass, percussion and string instruments).

*Music Production: Set of operations necessary to obtain a musical product.

*Music Theory: Musical concepts.

*Therapeutic:*Therapy: Treatment of diseases.