At West Virginia University we have created a unique environment where our students can work with a faculty consisting of internationally known performers, pedagogues and scholars.
Alumni of the programs are award winning educators, composers, and teachers. The increased interest of society today in the arts is creating many new opportunities for the professional composer and teacher.
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Programme StructureCourses included:
- Composition (Repeated)
- Music Research and Bibliography
- Compositional Techniques in Contemporary Music
- Theory Topics
- Pedagogy of Theory
- Electronic Music
- Analytical Techniques
- Transcription and Arranging
- Thesis or Dissertation
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Statement of Purpose
- 3 Letters of recommendation
- Supplemental Application / Portfolio
- Applicants for entrance to the Composition program should send a portfolio of compositions that must include a major work and two or three other shorter works in various genres.
International24840 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12420 USD per semester during 24 months.
National24840 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12420 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State8820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4410 USD per semester during 24 months.
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