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School of Music

At WVU, you'll work with faculty who are internationally known performers, pedagogues and scholars. You'll also meet alumni who are award winning educators, composers and teachers. You'll receive a well-rounded education that prepares you for a variety of careers after graduation.

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Most majors and graduate degree programs in the WVU School of Music require an application and audition, but the process is simple and we'll guide you every step of the way. Plus, there are plenty of opportunities for you to start your WVU music journey while in middle or high school.

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WVU student performing groups include a wide range of opportunities in a variety of musical traditions and styles - from world music to the WVU Marching Band. The student and community performing groups are open to all qualified WVU students by audition. 

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School of Music in the Community

The School of Music offers a variety of classes, camps, academies and music programs for K-12 students and musicians in our community.

Morgantown Community Orchestra

Membership for the MCO is open to everyone from youth to non-music and music major collegiate students to adults and senior citizens throughout the greater-Morgantown community or other counties of the state.

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ABC Do-Re-Mi Class

Suitable for tiny students ages 3-5 years old, this class is for preschool students and their guardians to participate and explore community music making.

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Summer Choir Camp

Our Summer Choir Camp promises a wholesome musical experience of singing, playing, and forging new friendships. During this 5-day camp, your child will be exposed to the wonder of the choral world and learn how to use their voice in an environment that provides a sense of community and teamwork through practice and a final performance to celebrate.

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Community Music Program

The Community Music Program at West Virginia University aims to provide high-quality musical training to individuals of all ages and levels in Morgantown, WV, and the surrounding region. The program welcomes children, families, the amateur performer, enlightened listener, professional musician, young talent, and committed high-school students who wish to advance and master their craft.

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Traditional Appalachian Guitar

Open to beginners of all ages and family members that wish to learn how to play music together. This class will get you ready to sit in jam sessions around town and at festivals that feature traditional Appalachian Old-Time music.

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Woodwind Chamber Music

Under the direction of Ms.Dana Brink students who play flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, and their auxiliary instruments, will enhance their individual and ensemble performance skills and watch their connection to music become stronger through the repertoire preparation process.

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