The Performance Specialist Certificate is a one-year course of instruction designed for advanced, non-degree students wishing to pursue intense and concentrated musical study in instrumental, vocal, or piano performance at the pre-master’s or post-master’s level. Students will engage in a course of study including applied lessons, ensembles, and related courses, and prepare a graded capstone degree recital.
All students must Pass an audition for the WSU School of Music faculty.
Students must have a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution
Fall graduate admission requirements per WSU Policy 5020.1.
For international students: demonstrate English Proficiency per Graduate SchoolWSU Policy 5070.3.
Program Learning Outcomes
Perform a graded, full length capstone recital at a highly proficient level
gain considerable experience in large and small ensemble performance skills
intensive individual applied study with artist faculty