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AbstractThe Music program at EWU is committed to students who seek careers in music as well as to providing music instruction and experience for the general university student. Graduates are prepared to become performers, composers, conductors, theorists, teachers or scholars.
Programs of Study
Bachelor of Music
The Bachelor of Music (BM) degree is intended for students planning professional careers as performers or composers. Students entering this major are required to have a high level of competence in their chosen performance area. As with all EWU Music Degrees, students are required to pass an entrance audition to be accepted as a music major and pass upper level juries to complete their degrees.
Bachelor of Arts in Music: Liberal Arts
The Bachelor of Arts in Music (BA) is recommended for students interested in general studies in music or planning to pursue graduate studies in music history and literature or composition. As with all EWU Music Degrees, students are required to pass an entrance audition to be accepted as a music major and pass upper level juries to complete their degrees.
Bachelor of Arts in Music Education: Instrumental, Choral, General:Elementary or Secondary
The Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (BAE) is recommended for students planning for careers in music education. As with all EWU Music Degrees, students are required to pass an entrance auditon to be accepted as a music major and pass upper level juries to complete their degrees.
The Music Minor is a 16 credit minor designed to fulfill the minor requirements for other degrees. It does not fulfill the requirements of a music education endorsement.
Master of Arts in Music
The EWU Music Department offers an exciting and rigorous Master’s program with concentrations in Performance, Music Education, Composition, and Jazz Pedagogy. There is also a General Master’s degree in music that allows students interested in other areas to create a curriculum that suits their needs. Members of the Music Department faculty are leaders in their fields.
EWU Music Department
119 Music Building
Cheney, WA 99004
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