Music at Bradley has a double mission:
- To prepare music students for successful careers as teachers or administrators in music; as professional performers; as composers; or as professionals in music related fields such as music business.
- To prepare both professional and general students who are not music majors for lifelong pleasure in music.
- Over 100 music majors and minors.
- Over 100 concerts, lectures and masterclasses in Dingeldine Music Center each year.
- An active lists of guest artists each year.
- Over 350 students in our bands, choirs, and orchestra.
- Strong Community Involvement with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Peoria Municipal Band, Central Illinois Jazz Society, Central Illinois Youth Symphony.
- Award Winning; Winner of The prestigious Helen Bartlett Award for Excellence in Service to Students.
- International; 2012 Bradley Jazz Ensemble Tour of Italy.
- International; 2013 Tour of Spain by the Bradley Chorale.