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Music Performance: Percussion (BM) *

Music Bachelors BM

Variable Credit Min

75

Variable Credit Max

75

Major Academic Plan

Title

Performance Preparation

Learning Outcome

Prepare performances at the highest possible level, including continual increase in technical proficiency, and gain a working knowledge of standard repertoire.

Title

Performance Practice

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate command of performance practice from the major stylistic periods as appropriate to the instrument/voice.

Title

Music Pedagogy

Learning Outcome

Understand and apply the principles of music pedagogy, as demonstrated in private lessons and masterclasses.

Program Requirements

Requirement 1 — Complete 14 Courses

Lower-division music core courses:

course - Aural Skills 1 1.0

course - Aural Skills 2 1.0

course - Music Theory 1 3.0

course - Music Theory 2 3.0

course - Sight Singing 1 0.5

course - Sight Singing 2 0.5

course - Functional Piano Skills 1 2.0

course - Functional Piano Skills 2 2.0

course - Aural Skills 3 1.0

course - Aural Skills 4 1.0

course - Music Theory 3 3.0

course - Music Theory 4 3.0

course - Sight Singing 3 0.5

course - Sight Singing 4 0.5

Requirement 2 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

course - Instrumental Conducting Techn 2.0

course - Choral Conducting Techniques 2.0

Requirement 3 — Complete 8 hours

course - Performance Instruction - You may take up to 8.0 credit hours 0.5v

Requirement 4 — Complete 12 hours

course - Performance Instruction - You may take up to 12.0 credit hours 1.5v

Requirement 5 — Obtain confirmation from your advisement center that you have completed the following:

Complete 1 hour of Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles each semester for eight semesters.

Requirement 6 — Complete 4 Courses

Upper-division music core courses:

course - Survey of Music Literature 1 2.0

course - Survey of Music Literature 2 2.0

course - Survey of Music Literature 3 2.0

course - Form and Analysis 3.0

Requirement 7 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

course - World Music 2.0

course - History of Jazz 2.0

Requirement 8 — Complete 2 Courses

course - Percussion Techniques 0.5

course - Percussion Techniques 0.5

Requirement 9 — Complete 5 hours

course - Marching Band - You may take up to 5.0 credit hours 1.0

course - Percussion Chamber Music - You may take once 1.0

course - Steel Band - You may take up to 5.0 credit hours 1.0

course - Jazz Combos - You may take up to 5.0 credit hours 1.0

course - Balinese Gamelan - You may take up to 5.0 credit hours 1.0

course - Percussion Ensemble - You may take up to 5.0 credit hours 1.0

Requirement 10 — Obtain confirmation from your advisement center that you have completed the following:

Complete 5 hours of music electives. See faculty advisor.

Requirement 11 — Complete 1 Requirement

Recitals:

Present a juried recital (Music 349) during the junior year. A juried senior recital (Music 449) is also required.

Enroll in Music 349 (0.0 credit hours) or 449 (1.0 credit hour) for the semester during which a recital is to be presented. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate performance instruction is required. A prerecital hearing is required at least three weeks before juried recitals. Contact the Music Scheduling Office for further information. See supervisor of accompanying regarding guidelines for accompanist fees.

Requirement 11.1 — Complete 2 Courses

course - Junior Recital 0.0

course - Senior Recital 1.0

Note: Students must register for 449R before applying for graduation.

APPENDIX A: See Ensemble Requirement

Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles:

course - Symphonic Band - You may take eight times 1.0

course - Wind Symphony - You may take eight times 1.0

course - Symphony Orchestra - You may take eight times 1.0

course - Philharmonic Orchestra - You may take eight times 1.0