Music Performance: Jazz Studies
- Major: Music Performance: Jazz Studies
- Degree Program: Music
- Program Web Site
- College of Creative Arts
- Degree Designation: Bachelor's (B.M.)
The Jazz Studies Program encourages study, training and performance in all forms of creative improvised music, jazz and world music. All aspects of jazz are studied, from the early music to the most recent developments in creative improvised music. Students work as performers and composers/arrangers with a variety of jazz and studio music idioms in various settings and with many sizes and types of ensembles. The Jazz Studies Degree enables you to expand your creative vision and gain a global perspective.
The Jazz Studies program's flexibility can be adapted to a rapidly changing market and unique areas of interest and provides excellent preparation for graduate study in music.
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.