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Department of Music Music Performance Degree

Major

MASTER YOUR PERFORMANCE SKILLS

The music performance major offers University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students intensive training with a world-class faculty in state-of-the-art facilities. The program offers a solid core of music study including music theory/musicianship, music history and literature, applied performance study and large-ensemble participation.

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WHY STUDY MUSIC PERFORMANCE AT UW-STEVENS POINT?

Students in the music performance program learn to work in teams and to have an entrepreneurial mindset. Graduates become outstanding

  • Performer, Musician, Singer
  • Music Director
  • Composer
  • Concertmaster
  • Accompanist
  • Recording artist
  • Conductor
  • Private Teacher
Alumni Map

Alumni Map

​Whether you are a recent graduate or a longtime alum, you can make an important difference for today’s students in the College of Fine Arts and Communication. By volunteering to share your story, your network, your career advice, and your successes, you can help guide students through the start of their professional lives as they discover their purpose. You are a vital part of our Pointer family and we look forward to hearing from you!
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WHAT TO EXPECT

Students in the music majors benefit from performance of the classics. Recent performances include Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring,” Beethoven’s “9th Symphony” and “Brahms’ Requiem.” Performance majors also perform major solo repertoire on recitals in their junior and senior years. Students benefit directly by working with guest artists in master classes. With an emphasis on performance, music majors at UWSP can participate in:

  • Campus Band
  • Campus Orchestra
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Concert Choir
  • Opera
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Student Recitals
  • Studio Recitals
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Wind Symphony

There are many opportunites to perfrom outside in the community including:

  • Summer Ensembles
  • Summer Music Venues
  • Area civic and professional performing groups

MEET YOUR FACULTY AND STAFF

The low student-to-faculty ratio in the Department of Music provides our students with opportunities for personal attention.
Brent Turney

Brent Turney

  • Department Chair – Music
  • Professor – Trumpet
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Music, School of Performing Arts
715-346-3107
Andrew Slembarski

Andrew Slembarski

  • Administrative Specialist – Music
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Music, School of Performing Arts
715-346-3107
Lori Yonash

Lori Yonash

  • University Services Associate 1 – School of Performing Arts and School of Design & Communication
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Music, School of Design and Communication, School of Performing Arts
715-346-3107

ACCREDITATION

National Association of Schools of Music

The College of Fine Arts and Communication at UW-Stevens Point is accredited by these professional associations: National Association of Schools of Music. UW-Stevens Point in the only college in the state to hold national accreditation in all of its arts programs: Art and Design, Dance, Interior Architecture, Music, and Theatre, placing it in the top 7% in the nation.

National Association of Schools of Music