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Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance)

This program focuses on contemporary music performance within an integrative curriculum that includes electives from arts, theatre, dance, industry and philosophy.

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First Contemporary and Integrative Performance degree program in West Virginia

Overview

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Description

Through its experiential, student-centered approach to learning, the Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance) major develops the knowledge and skills necessary to foster musical excellence and creativity in today’s landscape.

The program objectives enable the realization of musical ideas both individually and in ensembles, a broad understanding of repertory, analysis of musical expression, communication with listeners and the presentation of individual interpretations.

All interested students must apply to the University and audition for the School of Music for acceptance.

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Fast Facts

What makes Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance) at WVU unique?


Research and Academic Opportunities

  • The Evansdale Library, just a short walk from the Creative Arts Center, houses printed and sound music resources.
  • A variety of interdisciplinary opportunities exist both within and outside the arts.
  • Creative Arts Center facilities include rehearsal spaces, practice rooms, classrooms and electronic music laboratory.
  • Wide variety of performance opportunities available in large ensembles (band, orchestra, choral, jazz and opera) and smaller chamber ensembles (string, brass, woodwind, percussion, vocal, jazz and world music).

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Careers

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Possible Careers

Wondering what you can do with a degree from WVU's Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance) major? Check out these ideas from WVU Career Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

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Courses

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Cost and Aid

How much does Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance) at WVU cost? And how can you save?

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current West Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

West Virginia Resident
Per Credit $407
Per Semester $4,884
Fall and Spring Semesters $9,768
Non-Resident
Per Credit $1,096
Per Semester $13,152
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,304
International
Per Credit $1,096
Per Semester $13,452
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,904
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Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU.

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance) at WVU?

University Requirements

To be admitted to WVU's Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance) major, you must first meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2019-20 academic year. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

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