Explore a career in music at the West Chester University Wells School of Music, accredited with the National Association of Schools of Music. Programs are available in Music Performance, Education, Theory, History, Composition, and Music with Elective Studies in an Outside Field. With state-of-the-art rehearsal and performing facilities and scholarship opportunities, students can also get involved in multiple ensembles, including band, vocal/choral, orchestra and more. For alumni of West Chester University’s music program featuring multiple majors and disciplines, the opportunities are endless for a satisfying future career in the world of music.
With more than 200 concerts annually, the Wells School of Music is looking forward to welcoming you to campus (or via live stream) for an upcoming performance. We hope that you will experience in person the vibrancy of our nationally recognized programs of study, and see first-hand the remarkable scholarly and artistic community that is the Wells School of Music at WCU.
The mission of the Wells School of Music is to provide an inclusive, world-class education
by engaging students in diverse and evolving degree programs that further artistic
excellence and help students become valuable contributors to a greater society.
As we continue to develop the quality and innovation of our undergraduate and graduate programs, the faculty and staff at The Wells School of Music will work to support all programs and graduates to become a cultural resource that starts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and extends throughout the Nation. Through their highest-level performance and scholarship, our faculty will build National and International reputations that will reflect on and contribute to the university community. As respected musicians, scholars, composers, performers, educators, and music therapists, our graduates will enter their respected fields with an entrepreneurial spirit that will foster innovation to meet the ever-changing landscape in the world of music.