The Studio Performance and Pedagogy Division is dedicated to the development of the musical and technical abilities of the music student through classical performance training on the individual performance instruments. This division offers classical training in voice and in the brass, wind, percussion, string, and keyboard instruments. The lessons are presented in a one-on-one, nurturing environment. The faculty members are all active performers. A student’s mastery of a major performance instrument is an extremely important component of advanced musical training, and opportunities for performance experience are provided through various venues. The Studio Performance and Pedagogy professors also coach chamber music and teach courses regarding the literature for and pedagogy of their various instruments.