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Music Performance: Instrumental

The performance curricula are especially designed for students wishing to prepare themselves as performers or as teachers of a particular instrument or voice.

Career Profile

The increased interest of society today in the arts is creating many new opportunities for the professional musician and for the private music teacher. Our alumni are successful artists, performers, educators and teachers.

Sample Course Schedules

Wondering what your typical day might be like? We used students’ real course schedules to create these examples.

Freshman Year

MUSC 162 Written Theory 1 MUSC 161 Aural Theory 1 MUSC 130 Piano Class Level 0 MUSC 191 First-Year Seminar - CCA MUSC 303 Orchestra

Senior Year

MUSC 303 Orchestra MUSC 433 Methods and Pedagogy MUSC 425D Applied Music: Violin MUSC 488 Recital PHYS 107 Physics Of Music

By the Numbers

Facts and figures that make this major unique:

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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