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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performance (Specialization: Voice), BM


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Bachelor of Music


Click here to view the general “Bachelor of Music ” requirements within the “College of Music ” section.

Major in Performance

The following choices are available under performance.

  • Piano (performance)
  • Piano (pedagogy)
  • Organ (performance)
  • Organ (church music)
  • Harpsichord
  • Voice
  • Orchestral Instruments
    • Strings: violin, viola, cello and double bass
    • Winds: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, woodwinds (a combination of all five instruments), trumpet, trombone euphonium, horn and tuba
    • Percussion
    • Harp
    • Classical Guitar

General Requirements for Majors in Performance

Students who have not fulfilled the following requirements at the beginning of the fifth term/semester are not allowed to major in applied music.

  1. Completion of at least 60 semester hours with an average of C or better.
  2. Completion of
  3. Completion of sophomore applied major study, or equivalent for transfer students, with at least a grade of B.
  4. Successful completion of Upper Division Examination.

Graduation Requirements for Majors in Performance

  1. Completion of 20–32 hours in the major instrument/voice. (Number of hours varies according to the instrument.)
  2. Completion of 6–16 hours supplementing the major instrument (literature, pedagogy, diction, chamber music, advanced conducting).
  3. Demonstration of proficiency in solo playing in public recitals, and in ensemble and chamber music, as appropriate.
  4. Presentation of senior recital, content approved in advance and public performance graded by faculty.
  5. Completion of 6–12 hours in upper-level MUTH, MUCP and MUED. Credit hours and courses vary by performance area.
  6. Other music and general electives 3–10 hours (see program outlines below for specific recommendations).
  7. A total of 125–137 hours are required.

Degree Requirements

 

Hours Required and General/College Requirements:


A minimum of 136 hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree as specified in the “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Music  requirements.

Other Required Courses:


Electives:


8 hours (3 advanced).

Other Requirements:


  • All non-keyboard majors must enroll in secondary piano each long term/semester until proficiency is passed.
  • Prior to the fifth term/semester, the student must have completed diction courses in English, Italian, German and French, and one year of foreign language (see degree outline, in this section).
  • Presentation of a junior recital (one-half length).
  • Presentation of a senior recital that includes a group of Italian, French, German and English songs and an aria from opera or oratorio.

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