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Collaborative Piano  Master's

Overview

What is Collaborative Piano at WVU like?

Description

The Master of Music in Collaborative Piano provides students wishing to specialize in piano accompaniment an opportunity to study and achieve an advanced degree in this highly demanding and lucrative professional field.

Students in the program will develop the necessary skills for collaborative performance in today’s market, including opera and art song coaching techniques, diction, and vocal and instrumental accompanying, and will engage in a wide array of performing ensemble settings already in place in the School.

Applicants should hold an undergraduate performance or collaborative piano degree.

In the MM in Collaborative Piano degree, students will further develop their performing abilities as highly skilled and marketable pianists.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall : March 1
Spring: January 1

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Collaborative Piano at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Collaborative Piano graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Audition
  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Résumé /CV
  • Statement of Purpose

Additional application considerations

  • Repetoire list

  • An audition is required for admittance. Please contact the School of Music (music@mail.wvu.edu) to receive further information about the audition process, including audition dates, scheduling an audition, and requirements.

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