Jazz Studies (B.M.) The jazz studies curriculum is a rigorous one that includes course sequences in arranging, improvisation, jazz piano, and history. Performance (B.M.) In this program you will have every opportunity to do what you love: perform. Performance and Music Education (B.M.) Ithaca's music education majors are known not only for being great teachers, but also top-notch performers and musicians. Sound Recording Technology (B.M.) Within our Bachelor of Music program, you will be trained in the latest recording and mixing methods.