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Piano Pedagogy

Piano Pedagogy is designed to provide advanced training to help prepare students to teach piano successfully in an independent studio, community music program or college. The program offers a variety of courses and comprehensive experience in individual and group piano instruction.

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WVU offers a variety of piano pedagogy courses. The Piano Class Methods and Materials course focuses on teaching collegiate piano classes for non-keyboard music majors. Students gain valuable experience observing and teaching under supervision in collegiate piano classes.

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, Statement/Letter of Intent, Repertoire List

Extra Accreditation Info

The School of Music and its programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​March 1

Admissions Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, Statement/Letter of Intent, Repertoire List

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The School of Music and its programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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