Bachelor of Music: Instrumental Performance

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In programs leading to the Bachelor of Music, the department seeks to provide thoroughly professional training, in addition to the requirements set for the liberally educated student. Options under this degree include majors in performance and composition. This course of study presupposes that the student will have a strong background in musical performance. Admission to the performance program is required.

Curriculum & Requirements
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Curriculum & Requirements

Instrumental Performance Option, Bachelor of Music (BM)

Required Non-Credit Music Components
CONVOCATION AND RECITAL ATTENDANCE (must be repeated each term)
Junior Recital
Piano Proficiency
Required Instrumental Performance Courses
MUSC 101
MUSC 102
MUSC 103
MUSIC THEORY I
and MUSIC THEORY II
and MUSIC THEORY III
9
MUSC 104
MUSC 105
MUSC 106
SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS
and SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS II
and SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS III
3
MUSC 121
MUSC 122
PIANO CLASS II FOR MAJORS
and PIANO CLASS III FOR MAJORS
2
MUSC 201
MUSC 202
MUSC 203
MUSIC THEORY IV
and MUSIC THEORY V
and MUSIC THEORY VI
9
MUSC 204
MUSC 205
SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS IV
and SIGHT SINGING AND AURAL SKILLS V
2
MUSC 244MUSIC TECHNOLOGY2
MUSC 250
MUSC 251
MUSC 252
MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE I
and MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE II
and MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE III
12
MUSC 310CHORAL CONDUCTING2
MUSC 312ADVANCED CONDUCTING SKILLS2
MUSC 357MUSIC IN DIVERSE CULTURES3
MUSC 470SENIOR RECITAL1-5
Applied Music Requirements–must be repeated24
APPLIED INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
APPLIED INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
APPLIED INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
APPLIED INSTRUCTION ON INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
Choose one of the following courses applicable to the student's major instrument3
STRING PEDAGOGY
WOODWIND PEDAGOGY
BRASS PEDAGOGY
PERCUSSION PEDAGOGY
Major Music Ensemble Requirements–must be repeated12
WIND ENSEMBLE
SYMPHONIC BAND
ORCHESTRA
SYMPHONIC CHOIR
CONCERT CHOIR
Minor Music Ensemble Requirements–choose a minimum of two2
ORCHESTRA
SYMPHONIC CHOIR
CONCERT CHOIR
OPERA WORKSHOP
BRASS QUINTET
CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES
GUITAR ENSEMBLE
PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
PIANO ENSEMBLE
SAXOPHONE ENSEMBLE
TROMBONE CHOIR
TRUMPET ENSEMBLE
TUBA/EUPHONIUM CHOIR
POP COMBO
Required Senior Capstone/Thesis
MUSC 491MUSIC SENIOR THESIS4
Total Credits92-96

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