STUDYING CHINESE INSTRUMENTS AND LIBERAL ARTS AT BARD
All Conservatory undergraduate students including Chinese instrument majors pursue a five-year program leading to two degrees: the bachelor of music and the bachelor of arts in a field other than music. Bard College is widely respected for its challenging and comprehensive liberal arts program, offering more than 40 majors and concentrations in the arts, sciences, and humanities. Learn more about the Bard Conservatory double-degree program HERE and the Bard College liberal arts curriculum HERE.
The Chinese instrument major closely follows the curriculum of the rest of the Conservatory, while offering courses specially designed to provide a comprehensive background in Chinese musical forms and traditions.