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Music Performance - Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Berea, SC, United States
Develop the technical, artistic, entrepreneurial and analytical skills that can help you succeed as an instrumentalist preparing for a rewarding career in music. We offer a bachelor degree in Music Performance - Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion at the Baldwin Wallace University. 
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Overview

Baldwin Wallace University’s Music Performance - Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion major is a rigorous program that combines comprehensive coursework with private lessons and extensive performance experiences.

It provides outstanding preparation for graduate studies and career opportunities.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.

Among BW woodwind, brass and percussion faculty are members of the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Akron and Canton Symphony Orchestras, and other professionals who have performed internationally with prestigious ensembles.

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 instrumental 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:

    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:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 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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