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Music Performance: Woodwinds

WVU offers a variety of ensembles in which to gain experience. Besides the large ensembles, band and orchestra, students may study chamber music in a variety of faculty-coached groups. The award-winning Trombone Ensemble presents traditional and jazz arrangements. The WVU Horn Ensembles perform at regional and international horn workshops, supported by the WVU Horn Club, an official student organization.

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 138 Voice Class 1 MUSC 161 Aural Theory 1 MUSC 189 Music Convocation MUSC 103 Orchestra

Senior Year

MUSC 487 Student Teaching Seminar - CAP C&I 491 Prof Fld Expr: Student Teaching MUSC 491 Professional Field Experience MUSC 303 Orchestra MUSC 488 Recital

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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