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Music Composition

administrative contact

James Froemel
Recruitment Specialist
phone: 304-293-4339

program contact

James Froemel
Recruitment Specialist
phone: 304-293-4339

Program Details

Program Description

The composition curriculum is designed for students wishing to prepare themselves as composers in both acoustic and electronic styles. The increased interest of society today in the arts is creating many new opportunities for the professional composer and teacher.

Career Profile

Upon completing a major in composition, graduates may begin careers as composers or continue their studies at the graduate level.

English Language Proficiency

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. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The School of Music and its programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.