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Department of Music
Phone: (509) 963-1216
Fax: (509) 963-1239

About our BM in Music Performance

You are interested in pursuing a professional performance career, and we have the program to support these goals. Our coursework in music pedagogy, literature, ensembles, and the completion of a recital, builds the skill set and work ethic required of a professional musician.

band playing on stage, with conductor conducting in front of themWhy study Music at CWU?

When it comes to music, few universities can offer the personal attention, one-on-one lessons, and quality instruction that CWU can. Our award-winning professors can mentor you as you learn how to pursue a successful music career.

Want to apply? Check out our Admissions Audition information, as well as our Undergraduate Handbook.

Program Highlights

Where is this program offered?


How much does this program cost?

Find out how much this program costs through the registrar.


Each year, the Music Department gives over $250,000 in scholarships and waivers for incoming and returning students. To learn more, check out our Music Scholarship Information.


We offer many ensemble opportunities in a wide range of instrumental combinations, styles, and proficiencies. From our large symphony orchestra, wind ensemble, or premier vocal group to our small jazz combos and brass quintets, there is an ensemble for you.

For a full list of ensembles, reference our CWU Music Ensemble Opportunities.

Degree Information

Questions? Contact us.

Department of Music
(509) 963-1216

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