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Music Performance - Keyboard, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Berea, SC, United States
Explore your artistic expression and achieve instrumental mastery that can help you prepare for a successful career in music. We offer a bachelor degree in Music Performance - Keyboard at the Baldwin Wallace University. 
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Overview

Baldwin Wallace University's Music Performance - Keyboard major includes studies in piano, organ and harpsichord. It is a rigorous program that combines comprehensive coursework with private lessons and extensive performance experiences.

Small class sizes, individual attention and faculty mentoring are inherent to the program. BW’s faculty-student ratio is 7:1 for the Conservatory of Music.Baldwin Wallace faculty are established professionals with real-world experience, impressive credentials and networking connections. 

They’re published composers, authors, musicians and researchers dedicated to your personal and professional success.Both in the classroom and in the studio, they’ll help you develop strong technical, artistic, analytical and entrepreneurial skills. You’ll receive outstanding preparation for graduate school studies and career opportunities.

BW has an active role in Northeast Ohio’s vibrant arts community. The University’s 20-minute proximity to Cleveland puts you within easy access to the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Playhouse Square and more.

Career Opportunities

  • Music educator
  • Chamber musician
  • Orchestral musician
  • Conductor
  • Music business executive
  • Arts administrator
  • Private teacher
  • Concert soloist
  • Church or theatre musician or director

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Curriculum
  • Rigorous coursework coupled with intensive and extensive practical experiences provide comprehensive learning.
  • You’ll study music theory, history and literature, form and analysis, tonal harmony, Solfège and more. You’ll learn to apply critical thinking, creativity and technical skills to your work.
  • Outside the classroom, you’ll take private lessons and participate in rehearsals and performances with a major ensemble, as well as other performance activities.The culmination of your studies is a full-length recital program held during your senior year.
  • BW’s keyboard performance program offers an outstanding foundation for graduate school. It can be studied as a single major or companion field of study for a double major. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Berea

  • 1575 - 2740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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