What is Music Performance at WVU like?
If you are entering this program as a freshman, you should achieve proficiency level six in your principal performance area at the time of audition, and must complete proficiency level 10 in that area to be eligible for graduation. In addition to presenting a senior recital, you also must make three solo appearances on the major instrument in upper-level student recitals or convocations.
All interested students must apply to the University and audition for the School of Music for acceptance. Instruments include: flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, piano, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass and guitar.
Music Performance program highlights:
At a Glance
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Areas of Emphasis
Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
- Instrumental Performance
- Piano Performance
- Voice Performance