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Visual and Performing Arts Pathway

Expand your expertise and turn your talent in visual arts, dance, music or theatre into a rewarding career.


Find your niche — in the classroom and beyond. We’ll help you find your passion and build skills for your career. These are just a few of the resources you’ll have access to at WVU that will prepare you life after WVU.

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Develop real-world skills in our specialized laboratories, clinics and research centers.

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Portrait of Evan MacCarthy

Research and Innovation

New Readings of Ugolino’s Treatise

Evan MacCarthy

Dr. MacCarthy is one of just 30 American artists and scholars to earn the highly competitive Rome Prize, which he’ll use to support his work on the encyclopedic treatise on music written by Ugolino of Orvieto, a fifteenth-century composer, music theorist and archpriest of the Cathedral of Ferrara.

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