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The Woodwind principal study is available in the Bachelor of Music (Performance), Bachelor of Music (Music Education) and Diploma of Music in the following areas: bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe or saxophone, and involves instrumental lessons, performance workshops and masterclasses.

Our woodwind program has a reputation for producing some of this country’s leading woodwind exponents. A variety of performance opportunities exist within the unit which include wind symphony, symphony and chamber orchestras, as well as solo and chamber music ensembles.

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Graduate opportunities

Woodwind students will develop as professional musicians who will reach the levels of excellence demanded by the music profession. Graduates are prepared for a diverse range of career opportunities, including careers as performing soloists, chamber musicians and orchestral/ensemble players, as well as music educators, creators, researchers and writers.

Career pathways

− artist agent − arts administrator − audio engineer − chamber/orchestral musician − concert manager − concert soloist − ethnomusicologist − event producer − festival or venue manager − jazz musician − music journalist − music producer − orchestra manager − private studio teacher − school music teacher

Courses that offer this major

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Units of study in this major

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The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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