The Division of Music at West Liberty University

Learn to perform, teach, direct, and produce.

The West Liberty University Music Program has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1972. We offer degree programs in Music Education, Music Performance, and Music Technology. Our award-winning faculty are active professional performers, researchers, and educators. Our low student-to-teacher ratio provides a nurturing experience not found at larger institutions. Students can participate in a wide variety of performance opportunities including band, choir, steel band, electronic music ensemble, and jazz. We encourage you to visit us to learn more.

Timmi Williams Wins!

Timmi Williams (Music Performance ’15) won the Pittsburgh regional competition of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions! She was selected as one of three winners from a total of 27 participants and now heads to the next round in Buffalo, NY in January. Congratulations Timmi!

Bethany Fernbaugh achieves National Board Certification

Bethany Fernbaugh (Music Education ’10) recently achieved National Board Certification!

Tri-State Honor Choir

Tri-State Honor Band

WLU Recording Studio

Marching Hilltoppers

Music Degrees

We offer bachelor’s degrees in Music Education, Music Performance, and Music Technology.

Music Faculty

Meet our Award-Winning Faculty and Staff.

Ensembles

We offer a variety of ensembles from choir to band to electronic music.

Alumni Testimonials

Let our graduates tell you the value of a Music Degree from WLU.

Music @ West Liberty

The Division of Music at West Liberty University offers undergraduate degrees in Music Education, Music Performance, and Music Technology. Among our many ensembles are University Chorus, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Choir, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and The Hilltopper Marching Band. Our award-winning faculty members are very active as performers, clinicians, and adjudicators.

The Hilltop is a wonderful place to study music. Our faculty and staff nurture students to become successful professionals and our flexible degree programs offer unique experiences. Our graduates are professional teachers, performers, and producers. Contact us anytime for a visit or more information. Cheers!

Dr. Harder

Dean, College of Arts and Communication, West Liberty University

Dr. Matthew Harder

Dr. Matthew Harder
Dean, College of Arts and Communication

Professor of Music

West Liberty University
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