WIU Choirs

Undergraduate Music Degree Programs

The School of Music is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Comprehensive undergraduate degrees offered include the Bachelor of Music degree in Performance, Music Education (Teacher Certification), Music Business, Music Therapy, Jazz Studies, and Composition.

The Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education (Teacher Certification) prepares students to teach music in the public schools. All music education students must appear before the Student Teaching Committee of the School of Music for evaluation of competencies and skills prior to student teaching. Final approval for student teaching is granted only by this committee. Students may obtain Illinois K-12 certification in Music by completing degree requirements and state certification tests. The School of Music also offers minors in music (liberal arts), music business, and jazz studies.


Scholarships and Talent Grants

Please view the WIU Music Scholarship Page to learn more about scholarship opportunities.


Apply Online

Please visit the Western Illinois University Admission Applications page to submit an online application.


Contact Information - WIU Choirs

University Choirs 
1 University Circle 
202 Sallee Hall 
Western Illinois University 
Macomb, IL 61455 
Phone: 309.298.1378

Director of Choral Studies, Dr. Brian J. Winnie - bj-winnie@wiu.edu 
Choral Music Education, Dr. Jason Hawkins - ja-hawkins2@wiu.edu 

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