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Music Department

Fact Sheets

Music - Major or Minor

The Music Department has a long-standing reputation for training excellent musicians. This enables our graduates to gain admission to leading graduate schools and to hold positions as performers, teachers and professors throughout the United States and abroad.

Music - Performance Concentration

The Music Department has a long-standing reputation for training excellent musicians. This enables our graduates to gain admission to leading graduate schools and to hold positions as performers, teachers and professors throughout the United States and abroad.

Music Education - Choral/General Music Concentration

The Music Department has a long-standing reputation for training excellent musicians. This enables our graduates to gain admission to leading graduate schools and to hold positions as performers, teachers and professors throughout the United States and abroad.

Music Education - Instrumental Concentration

The Music Department has a long-standing reputation for training excellent musicians. This enables our graduates to gain admission to leading graduate schools and to hold positions as performers, teachers and professors throughout the United States and abroad.

Superior Education

The Music Department at UWS focuses on the undergraduate education of budding musicians. The department is noted for its personal touch, boasting a faculty to music major/minor ratio of 6:1. All classes and lessons are taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, to ensure an experience-based and quality education.

Superior Performance

UW-Superior music students have the opportunity to perform in a wide variety of musical ensembles. Many of our students are involved in multiple ensembles each semester.

Superior Facilities

Holden Fine Arts Building is home to Webb Recital Hall, a rehearsal hall, over 25 practice rooms, a piano lab, classrooms, a MIDI lab, a listening lab which holds over 5,000 recordings, and a jazz playback lab. Other facilities include a 700-seat auditorium, a 180-seat recital hall, and a jazz performance venue.

Superior Faculty

The UW-Superior Music Department is home to a wonderful group of faculty who are recognized performers, educators, scholars and composers.

Superior World-View

Every four years, each large ensemble goes on an international tour. It is our goal that every music student involved in large ensembles will have the opportunity to perform abroad and experience a different culture at least once during tenure at UW-Superior.

Superior Affordability

UW-Superior is one of the most affordable universities in the state of Wisconsin. Incoming freshmen are eligible to apply for financial aid, and are encouraged to audition for a music scholarship.

Superior Graduates

Graduates of the Music Department have gone on to become sought-after professional performers, and distinguished music educators.

Superior Location

Superior, Wisconsin offers a host of outdoor adventures including hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, skiing, and snowshoeing.  Superior is located on the tip of Lake Superior and is just minutes away from great cultural experiences such as the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, the Duluth Playhouse, the Minnesota Ballet, and countless others.

 


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