Get a heavy dose of music theory, aural skills and music history on your way to a bachelor’s in contemporary music. You can customize your major by choosing a concentration such as instrumental performance, jazz and popular music or vocal performance, or you can focus on choral or instrumental conducting. No matter which you choose, you will be well equipped for a career involving music with this versatile degree.
credits required for the contemporary music major
Concentrations and focuses to choose among
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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU
- Demonstrate artistic proficiency for music careers such as performance, composition, writing, production, research and teaching.
- Possess an awareness of the role of music arts in society.
- Produce scholarly creative projects, solve professional problems independently and demonstrate a well-developed intellectual/ aesthetic focus.
- Choir or band teacher
- Vocal performer
- Music agent/concert promoter