Bachelor’s in Music – Fairmont State University

The Department of Music offers a Bachelor’s in Music degree (Comprehensive Pre K-Adult). The degree programs provide a thorough background for those seeking a career in music. Major applied areas are offered in vocal, instrumental (strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion), piano, and organ.

They provide excellent musical instruction for its students through a highly qualified professional staff of performing and teaching professors, a varied curriculum, and a series of sequential musical experiences and studies in all music degree programs. They believe in exposing music students to many new and innovative educational and musical ideas as well as emphasizing the musical heritage of the past. Departmental organizations such as band, choir, small ensembles, and jazz ensemble participate regularly in productions, concerts, and activities of the college, including touring and demonstration performances the choir have sung with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and in New York’s Carnegie Hall.

Students continuing in the Department of Music degree program have a graduation requirement of a 2.0 overall GPA and, in addition, must earn a grade of C or better in all their major courses.


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