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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Music Performance, B.M.


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Computer Requirement:


To satisfy the computer requirement for the B.A. degree in music, B.M. in music education and B.M. in music performance a student must successfully complete MUS 110 .

Oral Communication Requirement:


To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. in music, B.M. in music education and B.M. in music performance a student must successfully complete MUS 285  or MUS 496 .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. degree in music, B.M. degree in music education and B.M. degree in music performance a student must successfully complete either EDN 409  or MUS 493  or MUS 496 .

Core Requirements Common to all Music Curricula:


Total: 22 hours


Additional Information:


All music majors must pass the piano proficiency examination and the listening repertory examinations. The piano proficiency examination and listening repertory examination requirements are stated in the latest edition of the Department of Music Student Handbook. All students are expected to make regular progress toward completion of those requirements.

Music majors are required to be in at least one large music ensemble (MUS 183 , MUS 184 , MUS 185 , MUS 186 , MUS 187 ) during each semester they are in residence (keyboard and guitar students may substitute up to 4 hours from MUS 130 , MUS 182 ). All Bachelor of Music students are required to take a minimum of one hour chamber (small) music ensemble. In addition, no credit toward music major requirements will be granted for MUS 105 , MUS 106 , and/or MUS 115 .

Bachelor of Music in Music Performance:


The performance curriculum requires, among the curricula, the highest standards in performance and offers the most credits for applied music. Admission to the performance curriculum is reserved for students who demonstrate to the faculty outstanding potential for a career in music performance, and, accordingly, is restricted to those selected by the faculty for the performance option.

In addition to the core requirements listed above, the following courses are required of all performance major students:

Total: 5 hours


Total: 6 hours


Additional Information:


Also, each student in the performance option is required to be in at least one music ensemble during each semester (up to eight semesters) that he/she is in residence and a minimum of one small/chamber ensemble during the degree program. A minimum of 8 hours of music ensemble is required, (keyboard and guitar students may substitute up to 4 hours from MUS 130 , MUS 182 ).

Emphasis:


Each music performance major student also must choose one emphasis from among those listed below and fulfill the requirements specific to that emphasis:

Total: 17 hours

Additional Information:

No additional hours in music may be applied towards this degree. Vocal performance majors are required to demonstrate proficiency in French, German, or Italian language at the level of our language department course 102.

Total: 16 hours

Additional Information:

Those interested in collaborative/accompanying arts are advised to take MUS 182  along with MUS 130 - Chamber Music Workshop . These students may also elect MUS 475  (Practicum in Applied Teaching).

3. Instrumental Performance:


Total: 15 hours

Additional Information:

No additional hours in music may be applied towards this degree. 

Total: 21 hours

Total: 67 hours (Core plus 45 hours.)


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