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Music Performance: Vocal (BM) *

Music Bachelors BM

Variable Credit Min

76

Variable Credit Max

76

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 15 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 - Choral Conducting Techniques 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 8 hours

Note: Concurrent registration in Music 260R: Classical Voice and Music 262R: Diction Lab 1 is required.

course - Classical Voice - You may take up to 6.0 credit hours 0.5v

course - Diction Lab 1 - You may take up to 2.0 credit hours 0.5

Requirement 3 — Complete 8 hours

Note: Concurrent registration in Music 360R: Classical Voice and Music 362R: Diction Lab 2 is required.

course - Classical Voice - You may take up to 6.0 credit hours 0.5v

course - Diction Lab 2 - You may take up to 2.0 credit hours 0.5

Requirement 4 — Obtain confirmation from your advisement center that you have completed the following:

Complete one hour of ensemble each semester for eight semesters, including: a) 2-6 hours from Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles. b) 1-6 hours of the following: Music 316R: Opera Workshop (1:6:0). c) 1-5 hours of the following: Music 317R: Opera Ensemble (.5-3:6:0); Music 318R: Music Theatre Ensemble (1:0:5).

Requirement 5 — 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 6 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

course - World Music 2.0

course - History of Jazz 2.0

Requirement 7 — Complete 3 Courses

course - Vocal Pedagogy 2.0

course - Vocal Literature 3.0

course - Supervised Teaching in Voice 2.0

Requirement 8 — Complete 8 hours

course - First-Year French, Part 1 4.0

course - First-Year French, Part 2 4.0

course - 1st Year German 4.0

course - 1st Year German 4.0

course - 1st-Year Italian, Part 1 4.0

course - 1st-Year Italian, Part 2 4.0

Requirement 9 — Complete 1 Requirement

Recitals:

Pass a juried junior recital (Music 349) and a juried senior recital (Music 449).

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 Music 360R 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 9.1 — Complete 2 Courses

course - Junior Recital 0.0

course - Senior Recital 1.0

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

Requirement 10 —Complete 1 hour

course - Composition - You may take once 1.0

course - Music Technology 1 2.0

course - Psychology of Performance 2.0

course - MDT Vocal Technique 2. 2.0

course - Jazz Improv 1 2.0

course - Intro to Music Bus 2.0

course - Comm Engage & Lead in Music 2.0

course - Musical Theater Pedagogy and Vocal Technique 1.0

course - Choral Arranging 1.0

Recommended Courses are not required to complete the program

course - Music for Movement 0.5v

course - Desc Acoustics of Music & Spch 3.0

Recommended Courses are not required to complete the program

Students intending to enter graduate school in voice should complete:

course - First-Year French, Part 1 4.0

course - 1st Year German 4.0

course - 1st-Year Italian, Part 1 4.0

APPENDIX A: See Ensemble Requirement

Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles

course - Men's Chorus - You may take six time 1.0

course - Women's Chorus - You may take six times 1.0

course - Concert Choir - You may take six times 1.0

course - University Singers - You may take six times 1.0

Category 2: Approved Large Ensembles

course - Opera Workshop - You may take six times 1.0

course - Opera Ensemble - You may take five times 0.5v