Our mission is to challenge and nurture each student with a rich musical experience. It is our goal that each music student will be inspired and stimulated to further enrich the lives of others with the expertise, 激情, and sensitivity gained from studying at 沃拉沃拉大学. Learn about scholarships and auditions.
If you don’t choose to be a music major, you’re still invited to share your 激情 for music with others. We have many ensembles including a full choir and a small choral ensemble, 风交响乐, 一个完整的交响乐团, 钢带, 一个大乐队, 铜管五重奏, 还有其他的乐团. Over 500 of our students are involved in some aspect of music ensembles. Find an ensemble and share your talents.
沃拉沃拉大学 has a number of musical ensembles that allow music students to get plenty of practical performance experience. 除了 to frequent weekend performances at the 沃拉沃拉大学 Church and several scheduled concerts throughout the year, WWU music students have the opportunity to travel with their ensembles and perform on the road for audiences all over the country.
WWU music students receive personalized training from our dedicated faculty that work to mentor you as a music professional and are truly interested and engaged in your success both as a musician and an individual.
就业前景: As in many fields, much depends on the initiative and perseverance of the individual. Possible fields of employment include private teaching, composing, and arranging. The B.Mus. degree may also be used as an entry-level credential in pursuing employment opportunities in related fields, such as arts management and administration, 音乐销售, 或者娱乐行业. The B.Mus. degree can also serve as a necessary credential for entry into careers outside of music, such as business or governmental service. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), “Employment of musicians and singers is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.” The BLS states that digital downloads and streaming have made it easier for musicians to interact with a broad fan base. (See www.bls.gov)
收益: Much will depend on the chosen career path and the dedication of the individual. The BLS reports that in May 2019, the median annual salary for music directors and composers was $51,670. While the BLS does not have data on the annual salary of musicians and singers, it reports a median hourly wage of $30.这些表演者39岁. (See www.bls.gov)
就业前景: According to the website Teacher Certification Degrees, “Job opportunities will vary greatly depending on locale.低收入, 城市和偏远, rural areas will offer more music teacher jobs due to higher turnover, 增加联邦资金, and difficulty attracting prospects. 在一些地区, cutbacks and reduced budgets are creating fewer full-time jobs and more part-time positions. 除了, teachers who have knowledge in a specialty area like music are more likely to find jobs than general teachers are. (See www.teachercertificationdegrees.com)
收益: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2019, the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school teachers was $59,670. Postsecondary teachers who taught art, drama, and music made a median annual salary of $69,530. (See www.bls.gov)
度提供 by the Department of Music:
The department offers the single professional degree of Bachelor of Music with a choice of two majors, 音乐与音乐制作.
- Music Education (Bachelor of Music)
- Music Education Teacher Certification
- Music Performance (Bachelor of Music)
- Music Production Major (Bachelor of Music)
学术深思熟虑 suggested four-year plan for music degrees:
研究生s wishing to pursue graduate studies have successfully entered and completed programs at universities like Washington State University, the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, 内布拉斯加大学, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Yale, 朱丽亚, 维也纳音乐学院, 新英格兰音乐学院, and Northern Illinois University.
Enjoy this collection of hymns performed by 沃拉沃拉大学 piano students.