All B.M. majors besides keyboard performance majors are required to demonstrate piano proficiency. This is normally done by taking four semesters of Class Piano (MUS 116/117/216/217) and performing the proficiency exam at the conclusion of Class Piano 4. However, students with sufficient prior piano experience may attempt to place out of one or more semesters or even take the proficiency exam itself. Below are samples of the final requirements for each semester of Class Piano:

For more information, please contact Dr. Frank Chiou.

Department Contact Info


Ohio Wesleyan University
61 S. Sandusky St.
Delaware, OH 43015
P 800-922-8953
F 740-368-3314

Department Contacts

Chair: Frank Chiou
Associate Professor of Music

Academic Assistant: Lisa Hill
740-368-3700 (Sanborn)
740-368-3846 (Chappelear)