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Music, Performance - Instrument, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Wilmington, NC, United States
The Music, Performance - Instrument from University of North Carolina Wilmington emphasizes training in music performance in the areas of instrumental, piano, and vocal, while providing a strong foundation in music theory, history and conducting for students who wish to study music performance within a liberal arts curriculum.
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Overview

Designed for the 21st century musician, the Bachelor of Arts in Music offers unique and innovative areas of study in performance, jazz, music technology and entrepreneurship, and general music.

Career

The Music, Performance - Instrument from University of North Carolina Wilmington is a foundation for a wide range of career options, including performance, private studio teacher, composition, music technology and recording, concert management and promotion, or graduate study in music and/or other academic areas.

Accreditation

As an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the Department of Music is committed to the highest standards of excellence in teaching and training students who will become the artists and teachers of the future. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Technology
  • Theory , Aural Skills and Sight-Singing  Lab
  • Theory: Apps of Music Theory, Aural Skills & Sight-Singing Lab
  • Music History
  • Cultures of the World Through Music and Dance
  • Class Piano 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application to the Department of Music may be made before admission to the university is completed. However, acceptance to the Department of Music does not guarantee admission to UNCW.
    • Every applicant interested in pursuing a degree in music at UNCW is also required to audition before a faculty committee in the performance area(s) you select for acceptance into the music program. 
    • You may, if you wish, audition in more than one area. However, once approved in a principal performance area and/or degree program, another audition will be required to change the principal performance area, pursue multiple performance areas, or change from one degree program to another.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9254 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9254 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2222 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Wilmington

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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