Learn from world-class performers
When you play music at WSU — whether it's your major or simply something you love to do — you learn from world-class directors, musicians, and composers who have a passion for helping you develop your musical talent.
- Jeffrey Savage and Karen Hsiao Savage, who play as a piano duo internationally, and recently played New York's Carnegie Hall as the winners of the Special Presentation Award at the 36th annual Artists International Presentation competition.
Listen to a clip of a Savage duo performance.
- Greg Yasinitsky, who teaches saxophone and composition and coordinates the University's nationally recognized jazz studies program. He won a 2009-2010 ASCAPLUS Award for Composition from ASCAP, a 2009 Artist Trust Fellowship, and has won 24 ASCAP awards. His compositions have been played worldwide.
Nationally ranked in jazz studies
DownBeat magazine features WSU in its 2011 edition of "Where to Study Jazz.
Jazziz magazine features WSU in its list of the best schools for studying jazz: "The 'A' List: 2011 Education Guide."
Find out more about the WSU music program and the musicians you can learn from on the WSU School of Music website.