2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Performance Major


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(79-80 credits)

Degree Map Piano

Degree Map Strings

Degree Map Brass

Degree Map Percussion

Degree Map Woodwinds

Degree Map Voice

The Music Performance major prepares individuals to master musical instruments and performing art as a solo and/or ensemble performers.

Core Courses (60-61 credits):


Choose one of the following concentrations:


Concentration in Piano (19 credits)


Ensembles (7 credits):


Choose 2 credits from the following:


Music Literature (3 credits):


Degree Map Piano


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

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Concentration in Strings: Violin, Viola, Cello, or String Bass (19 credits)


Ensembles (10 credits):


Choose 8 credits from the following:


Choose 2 credits from the following:


Music Literature (3 credits)


Degree Map Strings


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

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Concentration in Brass: Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, or Tuba (19 credits)


Ensembles (10 credits):


Choose 8 credits from the following:


Choose 2 credits from the following:


Music Literature (3 credits)


Degree Map Brass


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

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Concentration in Percussion (19 credits)


Ensembles (10 credits):


Choose 6 credits from the following:


Choose 4 credits from the following:


Music Literature (3 credits)


Degree Map Percussion


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

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Concentration in Woodwinds: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, or Saxophone (19 credits)


Ensembles (10 credits):


Choose 8 credits from the following:


Choose 2 credits from the following:


Music Literature (3 credits)


Degree Map Woodwinds


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

Fall 1st Year


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Concentration in Voice (19 credits)


Degree Map Voice


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

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Keyboard Proficiency


All music majors must pass a keyboard proficiency examination before graduation. Music education majors must pass the keyboard proficiency examination before student teaching. Further information about this requirement is available on the school’s web site.

Event Attendance


A large number of concerts and recitals representing a broad spectrum of musical styles and genres occurs every semester. This resource of musical events is an integral part of a musician’s training. All music majors and minors must attend a specified number of concerts, recitals, and Contemporary Music Festival events before graduation. Information concerning this requirement is available in the school office.

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