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Music Performance: String (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 Options

Option 2.1 — Complete 1 Course

course - Instrumental Conducting Techn 2.0

Option 2.2 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

Harpists only.

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 2.0v

Requirement 4 — Complete 12 hours

course - Performance Instruction - You may take up to 12.0 credit hours 3.0v

Requirement 5 — Complete 1 Requirement

Complete 1 hour of Category 1 Approved Large Ensembles (listed below) each semester for eight semesters (determined by the student's major instrumental teacher -- not by the student).

Option 5.1 — Complete 8 hours

course - Symphony Orchestra - You may take 8 times 1.0

course - Philharmonic Orchestra - You may take 8 times 1.0

Option 5.2 — Obtain confirmation from your advisement center that you have completed the following:

Guitarists complete four hours of Guitar Ensemble (Music 343R) and four semesters of Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles.

Harpists complete eight semesters of Approved Ensembles for Harpists.

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 1 Requirement

Complete part A, B, C, D, or E, depending on your instrument.

Requirement 8.1 — Complete 1 of 5 Courses

course - String Pedagogy: Violin and Viola 2.0

course - String Pedagogy: Bass 2.0

course - String Pedagogy: Cello 2.0

course - String Pedagogy: Harp 2.0

course - String Pedagogy: Guitar 2.0

Requirement 9 — Complete 2 Courses

Harpists should register for the sections designated for harp.

course - String Literature 2.0

course - String Teaching Practicum 1.0

Requirement 10 — Complete 1 of 2 Options

Option 10.1 — Complete 4 hours

course - Jazz Combos - You may take up to 4.0 credit hours 1.0

course - Guitar Ensemble - You may take up to 4.0 credit hours 1.0

course - String Chamber Music - You may take up to 4.0 credit hours 1.0

Option 10.2 — Complete 2 Requirements

Harpists:

Group 10.2.1 — Complete 3 Courses

course - Harp Prep for Large Ensemble 1.0 - Requirement: student must be concurrently enrolled in an approved large ensemble

course - Harp Ensemble - You may take once - audition-only section 1.0

course - Orchestral Excerpts: Brass - You may take once 1.0

Group 10.2.2 — Complete 1 hour

course - String Chamber Music - You may take once 1.0

course - Woodwind Chamber M - You may take once 1.0

Requirement 11 — Complete 1 Option

Option 11.1 — Complete 2 hours

course - Baroque Ensemble - You may take up to 2.0 credit hours 1.0

course - Orchestral Excerpts: Harp - You may take up to 2.0 credit hours 1.0

Option 11.2 — Obtain confirmation from your advisement center that you have completed the following:

Guitarists should complete two hours of music electives.

Option 11.3 — Complete 2 Courses

Harpists:

course - Jazz Harp Techniques 1.0

course - Harp Arranging and Trans. 1.0

Requirement 12 — Complete 2 Requirements

Recitals:

With performance instructor's advisement and consent, present a juried recital (Music 249 or 349) during the sophomore or junior year. A juried senior recital (Music 449) is also required of all students.

Enroll in Music 249 or 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 12.1 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

Harpists must choose MUSIC 249.

course - Sophomore Recital 0.0

course- Junior Recital 0.0

Requirement 12.2 — Complete 1 Course

course - Senior Recital 1.0

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

Recommended Courses are not required to complete the program

Harpists only.

course - Jazz Combos - You may take once 1.0