The Division of Music at Jacksonville University is dedicated to providing excellent programs of study in Music with the infusion of a strong liberal arts education.

The Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz & Commercial Music is a music performance degree that compliments JU’s music performance core with a combination of music business courses and a rigorous sequence of jazz theory/ improvisation courses, lecture courses, jazz ensembles and applied lessons. This program is designed to respond to the needs of the modern performer. Students will have an opportunity to glean from some of the leading faculty performers and composers in their respective fields, and develop the ability to perform, write, arrange, produce, record and market the results of their efforts in order to compete in an ever-evolving music industry.