University of West Florida, Department of Music

University of West Florida, Department of Music

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The University of West Florida, Department of Music offers a personalized education at the baccalaureate level to equip students to perform at professional levels and to think critically as musicians and educators. This personalized education is augmented by numerous performance and ensemble opportunities. The department sponsors musical performances both alone and in conjunction with the theatre and art departments to reach out to both the university and the community. With an emphasis on professional preparation, the Department of Music offers students the opportunity to develop musicianship through practical experience, relevant course work and close interaction with its nationally and internationally acclaimed instructors, who are all active as professional performers, directors, composers and clinicians. 

The UWF Department of Music offers a Bachelor of Music in Performance (BM) and Bachelor of Music Education (BME) and is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Additionally, the BME degree leads to Florida Department of Education professional certification in Music Education and is part of a National Council for Accreditation of Teach Education (NCATE) accredited Professional Educational Unit.